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Summary:
This act establishes the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship to be granted to college juniors, seniors, and non-traditional students from coal producing counties seeking to complete degrees...
Subject:
Subsidies - Grants and Loans, Higher Education
Year:
2014
Source:
Kentucky Legislature
Summary:
This bill places increased restrictions on the disposal of surface coal mining spoil and overburden and makes additional specifications regarding surface mine restoration requirements. The bill prohibits...
Subject:
Land and Buildings, Fossil Fuels, Waste and Recycling, Water, Land Use
Year:
2014
Source:
Kentucky Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the scope of expungement of criminal records to felonies where no indictment occurs and establishes protections for persons whose records have been expunged. This bill places restrictions...
Subject:
Courts
Year:
2014
Source:
Kentucky Legislature
Summary:
This bill amends existing domestic violence law to include dating partners among the class of persons authorized to obtain domestic violence protective orders. This bill also requires the courts, when a...
Subject:
Violent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
Kentucky Legislature
Summary:
This act permits local boards of education to require compulsory school attendance for children up to 18 years of age. Upon 55 percent of all local school districts enacting this attendance policy, all local...
Subject:
K-12 Education, School Attendance
Year:
2013
Source:
Kentucky Legislature
Summary:
The bill amends the Kentucky statutes to include definitions for sexual orientation and gender identity in relation to civil rights, prohibited labor and employment practices, prohibited discrimination in...
Subject:
Employment, LGBTQ, Housing and Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Kentucky Legislature
Summary:
The ordinance prohibits an employer from refusing to hire, terminating, or discriminating against any individual on the basis of race, national origin, sex and/or gender, including gender identity, religion,...
Subject:
Civil Liberties, Employment, LGBTQ, Women, Race and Ethnicity
Year:
2013
Source:
Vicco City Council
Summary:
The ordinance prohibits an individual or an entity from refusing sale, lease, and/or transfer, or to attempt eviction, of property to individual on the basis of race, national origin, sex and/or gender,...
Subject:
Civil Liberties, LGBTQ, Women, Race and Ethnicity, Housing and Property, Housing and Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Vicco City Council
Summary:
This policy brief provides seven examples of state-level legislation to advance the quality of the teaching profession. The policies in this policy brief include: teacher recruitment in Illinois, teacher...
Subject:
Teachers, K-12 Education
Year:
2013
Source:
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Summary:
This brief argues against changing the way the state calculates corporate income taxes and moving to "single sales factor." According to the brief, single sales factor would reduce revenue needed...
Subject:
Taxation - Corporate Income, Taxation - Corporate Income
Year:
2012
Source:
Kentucky Center for Economic Policy