Healthy Democracy Day Success | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Healthy Democracy Day Success


We had our Healthy Democracy Day in Frankfort yesterday bringing about 100 Kentuckians to Frankfort to share their vision for a real Democracy in Kentucky and to fight for it.

We had 9 lobby teams, recruited 7 bill co-sponsorships, had 24 legislative meetings, had 15 powerful speakers, and really laid the groundwork to stop SB 62 this session, and pass HB 6 next session while weaving an overall vision of what kind of Democracy we want more than we have before in Frankfort.

Richard Petro drove from Murray in a rental car with his portable oxygen concentrator plugged in. When he got a warning beep that it was running out of power and he realized the car's cigarette lighter wasn't working, he ended up spending the night in a Wal-Mart parking lot close to an electrical outlet before he could swap rental cars the next morning and continue on. He's fighting to get his right to vote back.

We reached out to Governor Beshear with a giant thank-you card for moving his Executive Action forward while at the same time reminding him that we need to keep going.

Here's a link to some of the pictures from the day.

We'll post video in the coming days.

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