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Free manufacturing training offered in West Louisville in March

Attend Orientation at the Nia Center to learn about opportunities to earn certification and to connect with manufacturing employers! Ready to launch a new career in manufacturing? Or are you looking for an opportunity to certify your skills in the manufacturing field and get a better job? The Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center will offer the Manufacturing Skills…

Senator Harper Angel Receives Champion for Children Award for kinship caregiver legislation

FRANKFORT – Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, received the Champion for Children Award from the Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) today during the Children’s Advocacy Day rally in the Rotunda. Senator Harper Angel successfully passed legislation during the 2014 Legislative Session (Senate Bill 176) that removes unnecessary barriers facing kinship families. “I appreciate being recognized with…

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 the…

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.…

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 and…

Senator Harper Angel’s bill to give caregivers access to key services passes House

FRANKFORT – Legislation, sponsored by Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, that would allow a relative caregiver to access key services for the children in their care when legal custody or guardianship is not feasible was approved today on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives and is headed to the Governor’s desk for his…

Senator Harper Angel pushes legislation to make way for medicinal marijuana clinical trials

FRANKFORT – Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, has filed legislation that would establish the Kentucky Clinical Health Trial, which open the door for medical marijuana clinical trials. Senate Bill 236 would establish – and provide a funding mechanism – for the clinical health trials at the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky. This…

Senator Harper Angel files legislation to establish kinship caregiver authorization

FRANKFORT – Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, filed legislation today that would remove unnecessary barriers facing kinship families. SB176 would allow a relative caregiver to access key services for the children in their care when legal custody or guardianship is not feasible. Caregivers would be able to complete an affidavit, under penalty of perjury, stating…

Paid for by Denise Harper Angel for State Senate, Catherine A. Dreier, CPA, Treasurer