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Two Louisvillians Share Stories of Heroin Addiction

December 19, 2014

The 2015 Kentucky General Assembly session begins next month and the state’s heroin epidemic has  a prominent spot on the legislative agenda. More than a half-dozen heroin-related bills have been prefiled, as lawmakers seek answers to a problem that has shattered thousands … Read Story


Is 2015 the Year Kentucky’s General Assembly Passes a Statewide Smoking Ban?

December 18, 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, state Rep. Susan Westrom is sponsoring legislation that bans smoking in indoor public places throughout Kentucky. Read Story


Report Shows Kentucky Public Education Needs $2.4 Billion More

December 11, 2014

A group representing nearly every Kentucky school district—including Jefferson County Public Schools—says the state should change its funding model, which was established in 1990. As WFPL reported Monday, the Council for Better Education, a consortium of 168 Kentucky public school districts, released … Read Story