House Democratic Caucus Chair Sannie Overly http://wfpl.org en Human Trafficking Bill Passes Senate Committee, Poised to Become Kentucky Law http://wfpl.org/post/human-trafficking-bill-passes-senate-committee-poised-become-kentucky-law <p></p><p>A bill that would strengthen Kentucky's human trafficking laws has passed a Senate committee and appears ready to finally become law.</p><p>House Bill 3 is sponsored by state Rep.&nbsp;Sannie Overly, a Paris Democrat and the House majority caucus chair.. It's consider so-called "safe harbor legislation," which would require treatment for victims of human trafficking instead of legal ramifications, such as prostitution or immigration charges.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:20:59 +0000 Kenny Colston 4379 at http://wfpl.org Human Trafficking Bill Passes Senate Committee, Poised to Become Kentucky Law Bill Would Allow Public-Private Partnerships For Big Construction Projects http://wfpl.org/post/bill-would-allow-public-private-partnerships-big-construction-projects <p></p><p>State Rep.&nbsp;Sannie Overly has filed a bill that will allow the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to explore public-private partnerships to help construction projects with big price tags.</p><p>The bill doesn't specifically name any projects, but Kentucky currently has multiple instances where the bill could help work start, namely the Brent Spence Bridge in Northern Kentucky and Interstate 69 in western Kentucky.</p><p>Overly, a Paris Democrat, said the goal is to help the state have one more avenue to help fund its infrastructure projects.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:51:39 +0000 Kenny Colston 4149 at http://wfpl.org Bill Would Allow Public-Private Partnerships For Big Construction Projects Sannie Overly First Woman Elected to Kentucky House Leadership http://wfpl.org/post/sannie-overly-first-woman-elected-kentucky-house-leadership <p>State Rep. Sannie Overly will be the first woman in history elected to a leadership position in the Kentucky House of Representatives.</p><p>Overly, of Paris, on Tuesday was elected House Democratic Caucus Chair in private leadership elections today. Overly beat state Rep. Bob Damron, of Nicholasville, for the position; all other House Democratic leaders retained their posts.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:03:27 +0000 Kenny Colston 3321 at http://wfpl.org Sannie Overly First Woman Elected to Kentucky House Leadership