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Mayor announces Cultural Pass for Children

Yesterday Mayor Greg Fischer announced the creation of the Cultural Pass for Children. This new program is a great way for children and students to have the chance to visit some of the outstanding cultural organizations offered in our region. I encourage all children and students to take advantage of this opportunity to experience theContinue Reading

Governor Beshear signs Senator Harper Angel’s kinship caregivers’ bill

FRANKFORT – Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, joined Governor Steve Beshear today for the ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 176, which she sponsored that removes unnecessary barriers facing kinship families. SB 176 will allow a relative caregiver to access key services for the children in their care when legal custody or guardianship is not feasible.Continue Reading

Senator Harper Angel Thanks Survey Respondents

Thank you for taking the time to complete my 2014 Legislative Session Questionnaire. Your input is always important in helping me make important legislative decisions in Frankfort. I have reviewed your responses to the questionnaire and wanted to share the overall results with you as well. Again, thank you for participating in the questionnaire andContinue Reading

Legislation to create adult registry passes Senate

Legislation to create adult registry passes Senate FRANKFORT – Legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Denise Harper Angel, to create an adult registry passed today on the floor of the Kentucky State Senate and is headed to the House of Representatives for further consideration. Senate Bill 98 requires the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) toContinue Reading

Senator Harper Angel files legislation to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes to minors

FRANKFORT – Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, has filed legislation to ban the sale and distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors. Currently, e-cigarette sales in Kentucky are unregulated and e-cigarettes are sold to anyone, regardless of age. “Senate Bill 112 places e-cigarettes under the same regulations as other tobacco products,” said Senator Harper Angel, aContinue Reading