Rebekah Keith

On party lines, Kentucky Senate OKs bill to curb diversity, equity, inclusion in higher education

BY: - February 13, 2024

FRANKFORT — Kentucky Senate Republicans passed a bill aimed at curbing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in public universities and colleges Tuesday.  Senate Bill 6 was sent to the House on a party line vote with 26 Republicans voting in favor and seven Democrats voting against it.  The sponsor, Senate Republican Whip Mike Wilson, of […]

Conservative student testifies ‘I’m used to being in the minority’ as anti-diversity bill advances

BY: - February 8, 2024

FRANKFORT — A bill that would curb diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs in Kentucky’s public universities advanced from a legislative committee Thursday after undergoing several changes. The original Senate Bill 6 would have allowed employees and students to sue public universities and colleges on grounds they were discriminated against for rejecting “divisive concepts.” Under […]