Katie Stine http://wfpl.org en Northern Kentuckians Share Thoughts on Heroin Epidemic With U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell http://wfpl.org/post/northern-kentuckians-share-thoughts-heroin-epidemic-us-sen-mitch-mcconnell <p>FLORENCE– Republican U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell heard testimony on Friday from Northern Kentuckians on how to tackle Kentucky’s burgeoning heroin epidemic.</p><p>McConnell held court at the Northern Kentucky Area Development District building for a 90-minute discussion that featured panelists with first-hand knowledge of the drug’s impact, including law enforcement officials, opiate treatment specialists, educators and a recovering heroin addict.</p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8818 at http://wfpl.org Northern Kentuckians Share Thoughts on Heroin Epidemic With U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell Bill Requiring Sexual Harassment Training for Kentucky Lawmakers Expected in January http://wfpl.org/post/bill-requiring-sexual-harassment-training-kentucky-lawmakers-expected-january <p>State Rep. Joni Jenkins plans to introduce a formal bill during the next meeting of the Kentucky General Assembly that would make sexual harassment training mandatory for state lawmakers.</p><p>But state Sen. Katie Stine is questioning whether such a bill would be a "placebo."</p><p>The House on Friday unanimously approved a resolution calling for mandatory sexual harassment training—but it doesn't carry the weight of law.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:11:55 +0000 Jonathan Meador 6589 at http://wfpl.org Bill Requiring Sexual Harassment Training for Kentucky Lawmakers Expected in January