Morgan McGarvey

Politics
7:39 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Kentucky State Senator to File Statewide Fairness Bill

Fairness demonstrators in the state Capitol in 2013.
Credit Rae Hodge/Kentucky Public Radio

FRANKFORT — A Louisville state senator says he will file a bill that would make it illegal for employers in Kentucky to discriminate against employees on the basis of sexual orientation.

In a speech on the issue, Sen. Morgan McGarvey began by discussing the plight of University of Missouri tight end and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam, who recently came out as gay.

Read more
Politics
3:03 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Shaughnessy Resigns from Kentucky State Senate

Kentucky state Senator Tim Shaughnessy, D-Louisville, has officially resigned.

Last fall, Shaughnessy announced he was not seeking re-election after serving more than 20 years in the state legislature. And with no plans of a special session or imperative issues on the interim agenda, Shaughnessy says now is the best time to step down.

Read more