In Depth: Lawmaker Pushing For Native American Recognition

Embracing their cause is Rep. Reginald Meeks, D-Louisville, who’s part Cherokee. Bills sponsored by Meeks define the term “Native American,” and outline strict criteria groups must meet before Kentucky will recognize them as an American Indian tribe. Meeks says his goal is simply to help improve the lives of Native Americans living in Kentucky.

Lawmaker Alleges Reprisal For Abortion Bill Opposition

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A Louisville lawmaker believes his opposition to an abortion-related bill could be affecting the fate of his own bills in the Kentucky General Assembly. Rep. Reginald Meeks helped defeat a measure requiring women seeking abortions to first obtain an ultrasound. The Louisville Democrat says, before the vote, he was… Continue reading Lawmaker Alleges Reprisal For Abortion Bill Opposition