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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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The Lasley family with Gov. Bevin

Kids at the Capitol

When home birthed babies grow into home birthed kids, the opportunities for legislative involvement and advocacy grow, too! During the 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions, not only did babes in arms come to Frankfort but older home birthed kids and siblings attended as well. These children were present at our committee hearings, participated in meetings with legislators, and some even served as legislative pages for a day! Both the Kentucky House of Representative and State Senate have legislative page programs.  You…

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Online Auction 2016 – Call for Donations

It’s Auction Time! Donations requested by September 15. Our most popular annual fundraiser is BACK! The Kentucky Home Birth Coalition will hold our fourth annual online fundraising auction October 1 – 8, 2016.  Proceeds from the online auction will provide a major funding source for our advocacy during the 2017 Kentucky legislative session.  We made substantial progress in 2016 toward our goal to license Certified Professional Midwives.  In 2015 our auction raised over $5,600. We are proud to invite you…

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