Kentucky Press Releases

April 3, 2019

Tobacco-free Schools Legislation Becomes Law in Kentucky

Frankfort, KY–April 3, 2019–Last week, the General Assembly passed legislation to make schools in Kentucky tobacco-free. The legislation will prohibit the use of tobacco products by students, school personnel and visitors in schools, school vehicles, properties and activities.

June 29, 2018

Judge Halts Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirements

Today a federal judge ruled the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) failed to adequately consider how Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid work rules would effect residents’ access to health care as required under federal law.