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Opportunities for Free Manufacturing Training and Jobs This Week

Plan to attend May 12 Orientation and May 15 Job Fair to chart a new career course! Only One Orientation Session to qualify for May 18 free manufacturing training course Are you looking for a new job with a bright future? The Louisville region has hundreds of job openings in manufacturing, and employers are hiring! Act now…

KY schools encouraged to apply for  $5,000 Farm-to-School mini-grants

 FRANKFORT, Ky. — The National Farm to School Network is accepting applications from eligible schools or school districts in Kentucky for $5,000 mini-grants to help jump start new farm-to-school activities or ramp up existing programs. “I encourage Kentucky schools to apply for these mini-grants to enable their students to grow up healthy and eat more…

2015 General Assembly Accomplishments

Dear Friend, Now that the dust has settled from the 2015 Legislative Session, I would like to update you about the things the General Assembly accomplished over the past several months. Despite this being a short session, we tackled several weighty issues and passed some significant new laws. Many consider the heroin bill to be…

Governor holds ceremonial signing of dating violence bill

Senator Harper Angel says measure is long overdue FRANKFORT – Governor Steve Beshear yesterday held a ceremonial signing of the dating violence bill. House Bill 8 provides civil protection from domestic violence, sexual abuse or stalking for dating partners in the form of a protective order. The bill, sponsored by Rep. John Tilley, streamlines the…

Senator Harper Angel’s bill to expedite having rape kits tested passes House 98-0

FRANKFORT – Legislation, sponsored by Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, that could expedite testing of sexual assault kits today passed the House and is one step closer to becoming law. Since there was a committee substitute added to the resolution, it will be returned to the Senate for concurrence before making its way to the…

Senator Harper Angel’s bill to expedite having rape kits tested now heads to House floor

FRANKFORT – Legislation, sponsored by Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, that could expedite testing of sexual assault kits is headed to the House floor. However, a committee substitute added in the House Judiciary Committee will send the resolution back to the Senate for concurrence once it is approved by the full House. “This change should…

Senator Harper Angel sponsors legislation that could expedite having rape kits tested

FRANKFORT – Legislation, sponsored by Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, that would assist with the carriage of justice in sexual assault cases today passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Joint Resolution 20 requires law enforcement agencies to count and report the number of untested rape kits in their possession. “Every woman who submits…

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…

Kentucky Kool Smiles offices will provide free dental care for National Children’s Oral Health Month

In recognition of National Children’s Oral Health Month, Kentucky Kool Smiles offices will provide free dental care on Sunday, Feb. 22 to kids who have no public/private coverage. The event – Sharing Smiles Day –will be provided to those in need on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information: http://mykoolsmiles.com/sharingsmiles or see attachment. Sincerely, Denise…

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…

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