Noteworthy News

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…

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…

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…

Congressman John Yarmuth invites you to his Veterans Jobs and Resources Fair

*All job seekers are welcome!* Meet with more than 50 businesses currently hiring Tuesday, November 5, 2013 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Louisville Slugger Field 401 E. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202 Parking is available at the Louisville Slugger Field parking lot (entrance Jackson Street/Main Street) or the lot across the street from Louisville Slugger…

Louisville’s Grinstead Drive Project Near Completion

FRANKFORT – Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, is pleased to see the improvements to Grinstead Drive (KY 2860) are very near fruition. The $232,532 safety project includes resurfacing Grinstead Drive (KY 2860) between Bardstown Road (US 31E) and Cherokee Parkway (US 60A), improving drainage structures and upgrading sidewalk ramps to ADA compliance. The one-mile section…

134 Schools To Participate In Fresh Fruit/Vegetable Program

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Nearly 56,000 students in 134 Kentucky elementary schools will enjoy fresh produce in the 2013-14 school year as part of a federal Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) implemented through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The FFVP provides all children in participating schools with a variety of free fresh fruits and…

Interstate 65 ramp closure postponed until August

Louisville, KY (July 19, 2013) –Closure of the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to St. Catherine Street (Exit 135) has been postponed until August 5. The closure was originally scheduled to begin on July 22, but has been rescheduled due to construction delays. This ramp closure is necessary for the removal and replacement of…

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