Bill Tracker

KFTC's legislative issues during the
2018 Kentucky General Assembly

If you’d like to take action on any of the bills listed in the tracker, you can contact your legislators at 1-800-372-7181. Operators can help you find your legislator and it’s very simple to leave a message.

To check the status of a bill, click on the bill number in the Summary column.

You can get additional resources for taking action by visiting KFTC's General Assembly page. Here you can find resources for talking with your legislator, reporting back what you learn, information on lobby days, and more.

Finally, please like us on Facebook. That’s where we will provide the quickest, latest updates on important bills that begin to move or need action.

KFTC Supports

Minimum Wage Increase

Senate Bill 17
Bill Sponsor(s):
Sen. Reggie Thomas
Additional Information

KFTC's platform calls for a living wage for all Kentuckians.

Here's more information about a minimum wage increase from the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.

KFTC Supports

Death Penalty Abolition

House Bill 155
Senate Bill 54
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Chad McCoy, Sen. Gerald Neal
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports the abolition of the death penalty.

Here's more information from the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

KFTC Supports

Ban the Box

House Bill 28
Bill Sponsor(s):
Reps. George Brown, Attica Scott & Reginald Meeks
Additional Information

KFTC’s platform opposes discrimination based on current or former incarceration status.

KFTC Opposes

Call for a Federal Constitutional Convention

Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Reginia Huff
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports a healthy democracy. A Constitutional Convention would be a huge threat to our democracy. 

KFTC Opposes

State constitutional convention

House Bill 76
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Phil Moffett
KFTC's Priority Legislation
KFTC Supports

Tax Reform

House Bill 29
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Jim Wayne + 6 cosponsors
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports creating a just economy that sustains communities, families and individuals, and establishing an equitable, fair and progressive tax structure.

KFTC's HB 29 Handout.

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