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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday November 03, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Alliance Defending Freedom: KY Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Print Shop Owner Who Stood for Free Speech
FRANKFORT, Kentucky, Oct. 31 -- The Alliance Defending Freedom issued the following news release: * * * - Lexington promotional printer wins his case, one justice says govt violated First Amendment * * * The Kentucky Supreme Court handed a victory Thursday to Lexington promotional print shop owner Blaine Adamson. In its ruling, the Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously affirmed, as Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys argued from the beginning, that the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization did  more

Environmental Working Group: Toxic 'Forever Chemicals' Found in Kentucky Drinking Water Sources Serving 800,000 Residents
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 -- The Environmental Working Group issued the following news release: Public water utilities in Kentucky have detected toxic perfluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, in the drinking water sources for roughly 800,000 residents, according to an analysis by Environmental Working Group of recent utility tests from all 50 states. Tests conducted between 2012 and 2017 by the utilities in Louisville, Lebanon Junction and Mt. Washington detected the PFAS compound PFOA at 5 parts per tril  more

Few Changes in National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll in Advance of Breeders' Cup
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 28 -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association issued the following news: With the Breeders' Cup World Championships on tap for November 1-2 at Santa Anita Park, the lead group remains relatively unchanged in this week's NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Multiple Grade 1 winner Bricks and Mortar will carry his lead position into his expected run in the Breeders' Cup Turf as the son of Giant's Causeway earned 27 first-place votes and 378 points this week. A win in the Tu  more

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky: Local Leaders and Students Team Up to Tackle Youth Vaping Epidemic
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Oct. 31 -- Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky issued the following news release: Kentucky students will lead a community conversation with Mayor Greg Fischer and several expert panelists about the epidemic of e-cigarette use, or "vaping," among youth from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, at the duPont Manual High School Auditorium. Students will share what they experience daily in school and in their social circles during the meeting, which also will include an up-close   more

Largest Group Yet for Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 30 -- The Kentucky Horse Council issued the following news: The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC), dedicated to the protection of the equine industry in Kentucky, hosted its annual Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training, September 20-22, 2019 at the Kentucky Horse Park. The 2019 LAER Training was presented by the US Equestrian Disaster Relief Fund. Offered to all Kentucky-based first responders, veterinary professionals, animal control officers and the public at large, the  more

National Association of State Chief Information Officers Provides $9,374 Donation to Apprenti Tennessee Education, Apprenticeship Program
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 29 -- The National Association of State Chief Information Officers issued the following news release: The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) provided a $9,374 donation to the Apprenti TN education and apprenticeship program. The program, a part of the Nashville Technology Council, has a mission of bridging the gap for segments of the population who have the aptitude to learn a technical skill but have not had the opportunity. Donations we  more