Tom Riner http://wfpl.org en Moral Character Amendment Added to Kentucky Incentives Program Bill for State Employees http://wfpl.org/post/moral-character-amendment-added-kentucky-incentives-program-bill-state-employees <p>A bill that creates incentive programs for employees of the Legislative Research Commission who find ways to save money is working its way through the Kentucky General Assembly.</p><p>But an amendment to the bill changes the focus and attempts to add criteria for hiring the LRC's next director.</p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:37:53 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8359 at http://wfpl.org Moral Character Amendment Added to Kentucky Incentives Program Bill for State Employees Rep. Tom Riner Calls for Rep. John Arnold's Resignation From Kentucky General Assembly http://wfpl.org/post/rep-tom-riner-calls-rep-john-arnolds-resignation-kentucky-general-assembly <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Rep. Tom </span>Riner<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is calling for the resignation of his House colleague John A. Arnold </span>Jr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">., who is facing sexual harassment allegations from three separate Statehouse employees.</span></p><p>Riner told WFPL&nbsp;on Monday that Arnold's resignation would spare the three accusers from the process that follows the complaints they've recently filed in the state Legislative Ethics Commission.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:31:45 +0000 Joseph Lord 6610 at http://wfpl.org Rep. Tom Riner Calls for Rep. John Arnold's Resignation From Kentucky General Assembly 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