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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday December 08, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Aimee Stafford Has Been Named President & CEO of Flagler County Chamber of Commerce
PALM COAST, Florida, Dec. 5 -- The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce issued the following news release: The Flagler Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Aimee Stafford has been named the new President & CEO of the Flagler Chamber of Commerce. Aimee joins the Chamber following a 17-year career with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce where she held the position of Director of Public Relations between 2002-2005, and most recently as Senior Vice President, Administratio  more

American Volleyball Coaches Association Announces 2020 Board of Directors Update
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 2 -- The American Volleyball Coaches Association issued the following news release: The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is pleased to announce the fall election results for the AVCA Board of Directors. University of Southern California Head Coach Brent Crouch will become the next Division I Women's Representative, Indiana Wesleyan University Head Coach Candace Moats will assume the role of the NAIA Representative, and Colorado State University Associate   more

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health: Kentucky - Researchers Identify Gene That Could Raise Alzheimer's Risk
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 -- The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health issued the following member research from involving University of Kentucky College of Public Health: Investigators at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have identified a gene which they believe could raise the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The researchers believe a gene named Mucin 6 could place a role in the development of late onset Alzheimer's -  more

AVCA and the National Volleyball Association Partner Up for the 2019 AVCA Convention and Collegiate Men's Volleyball Season
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 4 -- The American Volleyball Coaches Association issued the following news release: The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is thrilled to announce a partnership with the National Volleyball Association (NVA). The agreement involves participation in the 2019 AVCA Convention in addition to the upcoming 2020 collegiate men's volleyball season. The NVA has been shaping indoor professional volleyball in the United States through focus, professionalism, and acti  more

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky: Dr. Karen Krigger Named Foundation Endowed Chair in Urban Health Policy at UofL
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Dec. 3 -- Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky issued the following news release: Dr. Karen W. Krigger has been named the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky Endowed Chair for Urban Health Policy at the University of Louisville (UofL). She was recommended by Dr. Toni Ganzel, dean of the UofL School of Medicine. Krigger, M.D., MEd, FAAFP, AAHIVM(S), is the Director of Health Equity at the UofL School of Medicine's Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and also a professor with the  more

Institute for Justice: Nepali Immigrants Sue Kentucky Over Law That Stopped Them From Opening a Home Health Care Business
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Dec. 4 -- The Institute for Justice issued the following news release: * * * - Kentucky's certificate of need law lets large providers monopolize home health in most of the state * * * Dipendra Tiwari saw an urgent need for Nepali speakers to receive home health care from workers who understood their language and culture. With thousands of Nepali immigrants living in the Louisville area, he hoped to open a modest business that would employ nurses and health aides qualifi  more

National Thoroughbred Racing Association: NHC Workshop in Tucson to Feature Discussion, Analysis of Contest Impact on Pari-Mutuel Handle
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 5 -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association issued the following news: Racetrack and advance deposit wagering company officials are among the speakers at Monday's 3nd Annual National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Contest Workshop in Tucson, the NTRA announced today. The NHC Contest Workshop, which will be held on the eve of the University of Arizona's 46th Annual Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming, will take place December 9 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort i  more

NTRA Weekend Stakes Rundown: Cigar Mile Card Headlines Aqueduct Fall Meet, Juveniles in the Spotlight at Los Alamitos
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 6 -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association issued the following news: Throughout the year, the NTRA will provide a guide to the best stakes races in North America and beyond. Races are listed in chronological order (all times Eastern). Full previews when available can be found through the link for each race. The Cigar Mile card featuring four graded stakes is the signature event of the Aqueduct fall meet. The headline race boasts Grade 1 winner Maximum Security  more

PETA Issues Statement on Horse Trainer Asmussen Suspension
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 4 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following statement by Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo on the 30-day suspension of horse trainer Steve Asmussen for drugging violations involving acepromazine in 2018: "It's hardly surprising to PETA that two horses trained by Steve Asmussen had illegal levels of acepromazine in their systems in 2018. "In our 2014 undercover investigation of his operation, we found that nearly all his horses were admini  more

PETA: 'Kroger Sells Suffering' Message to Hit I-64
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Dec. 5 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * - Following Cruelty-to-Animals Expose, PETA Protesters Will Urge Kroger Customers to Go Vegan * * * At rush hour on Friday, a group of PETA supporters will unfurl a gigantic banner from a busy overpass on I-64 showing graphic images of suffering pigs taken from whistleblower footage released by PETA. The footage is part of an investigation into a former supplier to JBS USA, th  more