HB 578 Hearing – March 17

Our House bill, HB 578, has been referred to the House Health and Welfare Committee. We are on the agenda for March 17 at Noon. You are invited to attend and show your support! Bring anyone and everyone, including children and babies. We will have stickers for everyone to wear. SPECIFIC LOCATION– Capitol Annex Building (directly behind the Capitol building), Room 169. Directions to the Capitol and parking information Every citizen is invited to attend– moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grandparents,…

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Lobbying Day #3

KHBC is holding another lobbying day in Frankfort! We will be meeting face to face with legislators to discuss SB85 & HB578. Our specific focus for this lobbying day will be Men for Midwives. While we absolutely still want all women, kids, and babies to attend, we also want legislators to see that men also care about this issue. We want all dads, grandpas, brothers, uncles, sons, friends, all men to attend and talk to legislators about SB85 and HB578.…

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We have news….

Today, House Bill 578 was introduced. What is HB578? House Bill 578, or “HB578” is what is known as a “companion bill” to Senate Bill 85.  Both bills have essentially identical content, but HB578 is starting in the House of Representatives, whereas SB85 began in the Senate. Why two bills? Having two bills gives us two “chances” to pass legislation.  Each bill has to pass through its respective starting chamber (which can involve several steps along the way, as we’ve…

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