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Racial Justice & Equity Events in Lexington

June 3, 2021

Get the perspective of the community’s black faith leaders at two June 8 events related to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council’s consideration of an ordinance banning no-knock police warrants. A Press Briefing at­ 10 a.m. at the Main Street Baptist Church (582 W. Main Street, Lexington) and a Council Watch Party at 3 p.m. at the Shiloh Baptist Church (237 E. Fifth Street, Lexington).

Tentative settlement reached in LG&E and Kentucky Utilities rate hike case

Bill increases will be reduced

April 22, 2021

Future energy bills won’t be quite as steep for LG&E and Kentucky Utilities customers thanks to the intervention of several public interest groups. A negotiated settlement with the two monopoly utilities that reduces the revenue increases they sought by one third, increases investment in bill assistance to low-income residents, and eliminates proposed increases to the flat monthly service charge that would have affected all residential gas and electric customers. 

Lexington Breonna’s Law Town Hall

March 1, 2021

It is time for Lexington to step up and join other cities in support of a Breonna's Law to ban no-knock police warrants. A distinguished panel organized by Lex-Stand for Breonna's Law Coalition will discuss what such a local ordinance should do how how it can be implemented.