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2015 KY General Assembly Wrap-Up

Weather and Short Session Challenge 2015 Kentucky General Assembly by Ruth Bamberger, Legislative Committee ChairCumberland Chapter, Sierra Club This year should go down as one of the most unproductive sessions of the KY General Assembly, and nature ironically had a … Continue reading

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Legislative Actions: Environment, Energy on Our Agenda

by Ruth Bamberger, Legislative Committee Chair Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club The Kentucky General Assembly officially opened January 6th with the swearing in of all 100 Representatives and 37 Senators. The Democrats have a 54-46 edge in the House and the … Continue reading

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CUMBERLAND CHAPTER Sierra Club Legislative Update

Bills currently being tracked by the Kentucky Sierra Club in the General Assembly: 1. Bluegrass Pipeline- Eminent Domain SB14 limits eminent domain to utilities regulated by the Public Service Commission. This bill would prohibit Bluegrass Pipeline Partners from using eminent … Continue reading

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