Mary Kathryn

Regional Advocacy Meetings

Kentucky Home Birth Coalition is working hard to expand access to home birth midwives in Kentucky. Come to one of these free meetings to learn about: 1) Our 2017 legislation 2) How you can help 3) How to contact your legislators Anyone can attend. You do not have to have had or ever plan to have a home birth. If you believe that families who want to have a home birth have a right to have access to qualified, legal…

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Interim Joint Committee on Health & Welfare – December 14

Updated: You can watch the proceedings from December 14 Here starting at the 29:00 minute mark. Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – 10:00am EST Capitol Annex Building, Room 129 702 Capitol Ave, Frankfort, KY Kentucky Home Birth Coalition has been invited to present to the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare. This will consist of members of the H&W committees from both the House and Senate (although the House committee membership will change in 2017). With 2017 being a “short” session…

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The Importance of State Elections 2016

With so much attention focused on the presidential election of 2016, it can be easy to forget that there are many state-level elections on the ballot on November 8 as well. In particular, there are many Kentucky state Senate and House seats up for election. For many of these seats, an incumbent is running for re-election. In a few cases, there are new candidates on the ballot. These state House and Senate races are of particular importance because these are the two…

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