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Scott pre-files ‘Breonna’s Law’ to end no-knock search warrants, increase police accountability

State Rep. Attica Scott has pre-filed legislation to end the use of no-knock search warrants in Kentucky and to increase police accountability. The legislation is in response to the death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot and killed in her home by police carrying out a no-knock search warrant in early March. Scott unveiled the proposed Breonna’s Law at Injustice Square Park, the central point of protests...

Kentucky lawmakers Scott, Wiederstein pre-file bill aimed at addressing maternal deaths

Nadia Ramlagan Public News Service State legislators have pre-filed a bill aimed at addressing racial bias in health care that contributes to Kentucky women dying during or following childbirth. Co-sponsored by Reps. Attica Scott of Louisville and Rob Wiederstein of Henderson, both Democrats, Bill Request 88 would create local maternal fatality review teams, require implicit bias training for perinatal...

Potential gubernatorial candidate Rep. Attica Scott announces she does not intend to run

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today While one Democratic gubernatorial slate will officially announce on Monday, another potential candidate announced on Saturday that she will not run. Rep. Attica Scott of Louisville, who recently won re-election to a second term in the House after serving several years on Louisville’s Metro council, made the announcement on her Facebook page. “Thank you to the 1000s...