Sheila Schuster

Kentucky legislature asked to end long, worrying wait lists for adults with disabilities

BY: - January 16, 2024

Kim Thompson is happy her adult son, who is intellectually disabled, lives with her. “I want him at home,” the Louisville woman said of her son, Forest Thompson-Bell, 27. “I want to be very clear about that.” But Thompson, 54, is among thousands of Kentucky parents or other caregivers who worry about what will happen […]

Abortion foe Sen. Westerfield proposes sweeping new supports for Kentucky families

BY: - January 3, 2024

A Republican legislator from Western Kentucky has filed a sweeping measure to provide more support for families through a major financial boost to child care, education, housing, health services and other measures aimed at pregnant individuals and women with children. Senate Bill 34, filed Tuesday by Sen. Whitney Westerfield, carries a $551 million price tag […]