Category Archives: Legislation

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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Google Dumps ALEC

Huge news! First Google, then Yelp and Facebook… but where’s eBay? Tell eBay: Quit ALEC today! Google is dumping the Koch-fueled American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an extremist group that pushes legislation like forcing public schools to teach climate denial. … Continue reading

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KY Sierra Club Water Committee Meeting – JOIN US!

PLEASE JOIN US … this Saturday, August 9th, in the Community Room at the Midway Branch Library, Northside Drive (on the road to the Northside Elementary School) for an important meeting on water issues in Kentucky, and how we can work … Continue reading

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by Ruth Bamberger, Legislative Committee Chair Sierra Club, Cumberland Chapter Kentucky residents who purchase the special license plate “Nature’s Finest”  to help fund the state’s Heritage Land Conservation Fund should know that the 2014 General Assembly moved this earmarked fund … Continue reading

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