Stop HB5!

Link to Bill Details on the LRC Website: https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/21rs/hb5.html Bill Sponsors: M. Meredith, D. Osborne, L. Bechler, D. Bentley, A. Bowling, J. Branscum, R. Bridges, D. Fister, D. Frazier, R. Goforth, D. Hale, M. Hart, R. Heath, T. Huff, A. Koenig, D. Lewis, C. Massey, C. McCoy, D. Meade , S. Miles, J. Miller, P. Pratt, M. Prunty, B. Reed, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, S. Sharp, S. Sheldon, N. Tate, W. Thomas, J. Tipton, K. Upchurch, B. Wesley House Bill 5 would prohibit Kentucky's governor from reorganizing boards and commissions. Could it be that they are still bitter about Beshear's decision to remove his unpopular predecessors' 11-member Board of Education immediately after assuming office, which in turn resulted the resignation of their unqualified pick for Commissioner with undeniable…

Urgent Call to Action

CALL TO ACTION ALERT: Please call/email/tweet your legislators these five main points. Remind them that we are depending on them to support us just as we have supported the Commonwealth our entire careers. 1. Provide full funding for all the Retirement Systems. 2. Fully fund Public Education only. No funds provided for Charter schools. 3. Provide full funding for retiree insurance for those retired teachers under 65. 4. Protect public employees and the Merit system by removing the language dealing with layoffs and furloughs. 5. Provide relief for cities and county agencies by providing a…