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Constitution Day Is September 17th

  • September 17, 2014
  • Posted in Front Slider

Did you know this Wednesday, Sept. 17, is Constitution Day? Constitution Day is a day dedicated by Congress to recognize the adoption of the United States Constitution in 1787. In 2004, Congress passed a law requiring all publicly funded schools observe the day by teaching a curriculum on the U.S. Constitution. A 2011 proclamation by […]

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General Assembly’s Failure to Timely Conduct Redistricting Costly for State

  • September 16, 2014
  • Posted in Legal

State pays more than $55,000 to the ACLU of Kentucky September 15  state officials paid more than $55,000 to the ACLU of Kentucky for legal fees incurred by the civil rights organization in successfully challenging the state’s house and senate legislative districts. The state also paid an additional $114,000 to the attorneys representing another set […]

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ACLU Calls on KET to Reinstate Previous Criteria for Inviting Candidates

  • September 12, 2014
  • Posted in Legal

Mid-cycle changes could be construed as improperly motivated The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky today sent a letter to KET Executive Director and CEO Shae Hopkins calling on the publicly-funded broadcaster to reinstate the requirements it previously adopted for inviting candidates to participate in its election-related programs. KET initially adopted criteria on April 21st for […]

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