Kentucky gov signs bill requiring all schools to have one armed resource officer

ㅤ"The measure passed with overwhelming support in the state’s Senate and House earlier in February. Civil rights groups called for Beshear to veto the legislation, but if he had done so, it would have likely been overridden. He had until Friday to sign the bill or veto it, otherwise, it would have automatically become law without his signature."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 2/22/20. See "kentucky, school police."

Mitch McConnell confronted while dining at Louisville restaurant

ㅤ"Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, was accosted while dining at a restaurant Friday evening in Louisville with his wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.
ㅤAt least two people heckled Mr. McConnell after spotting him at the restaurant, Havana Rumba, including an unidentified man who was filmed loudly taunting the lawmaker from a few feet away…"

Full story at The Washington Times. Posted here on 10/20/18. See "mitch mcconnell, kentucky."

Kentucky School District Approves Plan To Arm Teachers In Classrooms


ㅤ”The decision from the Pike County School Board, in Pikeville, Ky., comes as lawmakers around the U.S. are looking for solutions on how to protect students after an alleged shooter killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. The unanimous vote authorizes the school board’s attorney to work with the local Sheriff’s office to create a formal policy to be voted on, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
ㅤThe proposal would allow staff who volunteered to carry a concealed gun and help protect students from a possible threat. The Sheriff’s Office would conduct background tests, drug tests, and mental evaluations and offer firearms training for the staff members who were eligible to volunteer. The volunteers would also have to renew their qualification throughout the year.”

Full story at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller(.com) – 2/28/18.ㅤTags: concealed weapons, teachers, kentucky, conservative.

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Indiana to install work rules for Medicaid


ㅤ”Starting in 2019, the state will require able-bodied and working-age Medicaid beneficiaries to go to school, find a job, or participate in other qualifying events such as volunteering or job skills training for 20 hours a week.
ㅤSome beneficiaries, including those who are medically frail, students or pregnant, will be exempt from the requirements, said Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Director Jennifer Walthall at the press conference.
ㅤShe estimates that of the state’s 400,000 Medicaid recipients, 130,000 of them would qualify under the new work requirements.”

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Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from blogcdn(.com) – 2/2/18.ㅤTags indiana, kentucky, medicaid, alex azar, jennifer walthall.

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Kentucky becomes first state to require work for some Medicaid beneficiaries

ㅤ”The commonwealth will become the first locality in the country to implement such requirements, a request it initially made under the Obama administration. Under Obama, the government determined that work obligations ran counter to Medicaid’s mission of providing medical assistance to low-income people.”

Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from (health insurance, healthcare, medicaid, kentucky) – 1/12/18


REPORT: Federal Charges Expected For Rand Paul’s Attacker, Assault May Have Been Politically Motivated

ㅤ”That prosecutors are expected to bring federal charges in the attack indicates that they may believe it was politically motivated, Smith reported. Previous media reports that the attack was over a long-standing dispute are inaccurate, Paul’s office has said.”

Full story at The Daily Caller, image from amazonaws(.com) • democratic party, democratic socialists, democrats, kentucky, rand paul, rene boucher, conservative, politics