The Kentucky House of Representatives has endorsed the creation of an adult abuse registry. The bill that would create that registry has been a priority of lawmakers for years, but funding hasn’t been there. But this year, Governor Steve Beshear allocated funds for the registry in the budget. Representative Ruth Ann Palumbo is the bill’s… Continue reading House Passes Adult Abuse Registry Bill
Kentucky’s latest budget proposal appears to be all doom and gloom, but that’s not entirely the case. Governor Steve Beshear did propose deep cuts to many state agencies in this year’s budget. But he also left some funds available for bright spots. Two appropriations Beshear made were for free colon cancer screenings for the uninsured and… Continue reading In Midst of Deep Cuts, Lawmakers Find Two Bright Spots in Budget
It would list substantiated cases of abuse or neglect of vulnerable adults and be searchable for background checks.