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. ThisContinue Reading

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 SluggerContinue Reading

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 sectionContinue Reading

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 andContinue Reading

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 ofContinue Reading

Senator Harper Angel selected to serve on 2013 SLC STAR Selection Panel

FRANKFORT – Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, has been selected to serve as a member of the 2013 SLC STAR Selection Panel at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) in Mobile, Alabama. The SLC State Transformation in Action Recognition (STAR) identifies and promotes innovative ideas and programs from the Southern region’sContinue Reading

Bridge repairs underway on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County

Louisville, KY – Motorists traveling on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County may not be aware of bridge repairs that are taking place. That’s because the work is being done underneath the roadway to the overpass at Brook and Kentucky Streets. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) awarded a contract earlier this spring for repairs to theContinue Reading

RAMP FROM I-64 EASTBOUND TO I-65 SOUTHBOUND TO CLOSE JULY 8

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 24, 2013) – The interstate ramp from I-64 East to I-65 South will close in two weeks and remain closed for up to 1,000 days. This is the only ramp closure for 2013 in connection with the new Downtown Crossing. The closure, scheduled for the night of July 8, is necessary toContinue Reading

Free GED® testing May 15-July 31

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The GED® test will be free in Kentucky May 15–July 31.  Kentuckians taking the test during that timeframe will not have to pay the usual test fee, which will be paid by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education. “Our message is don’t wait until later in theContinue Reading

‘Wills for Warriors’ project will assist low-income veterans with legal documents

The Legal Aid Society and the Kentucky Bar Association have introduced the “Wills for Warriors” project to assist low-income veterans who are in need of wills, health care surrogates, powers of attorney and living wills. Participating veterans will be paired with a volunteer attorney who will help them prepare these documents at no cost. ToContinue Reading