kentucky legislature

Bill Pre-filed to Put Cameras on School Bus Stop Arms
The stop arms on school buses in Kentucky have been around for at least 30 or more years. However, some drivers continue to ignore what is essentially a safeguard for kids getting to and from school. Save for emergency vehicles, it is illegal to pass a school bus.
Senator Joe Bowen’s Weekly Frankfort Report
The first week of the 2012 Session was a combination of the ceremonial and the new. We gaveled in on Tuesday with the traditional establishment of the membership of the Senate and approval of our chamber’s rules. Over 200 bills have already been filed in the General Assembly and will…
State Senator Joe Bowen issues Open Lette
Owensboro native and Kentucky 8th district Senator Joe Bowen issued the following letter to the voters this week. He discusses the upcoming legislative session and looks to the next  two year budget.
Legislators Pre-filed Bills May Affect You
A couple of new bills have been prefiled for the 2012 Regular Session of the Kentucky Legislature. One will help students further their education with a tax credit for individuals and businesses that provide scholarship funding for needy children. The second will overturn a bill that allows legislat…
Capitol Gains
A   two minute wrap up of this week's General Assembly activities in Frankfort is available for your listening pleasure: