A look back at the third week of the session, including action on photo IDs for voters, cigarette and e-cigarette purchases, school safety, and abortion. Also, a conversation with Attorney General Daniel Cameron, and highlights of Children's Advocacy Day and Muslim Day at the capitol.
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In the first of a two-part Kentucky Health series, we learn about an innovative public health model that addresses chronic diseases using social networks. Dr. Tuckson's guests are Daniel Zoughbie, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Microclinic International, and Eric Feigl-Ding, Ph.D., chief health economist for Microclinic International and a research epidemiologist at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Filmed on location in Pineville in Bell Co., the site of the first Microclinic in the United States.
The Senate passes a voter ID bill and a measure to increase the legal age to purchase tobacco and vaping products. Senate committees consider school safety and abortion bills. Sen. Whitney Westerfield discusses judicial issues. Children's advocates rally at the capitol.
PBS NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer, a giant in journalism known for his tenacity and dedication to simply delivering the news, died Thursday at the age of 85.
A Senate committee approves a photo identification requirement for voters. UK law professor Joshua Douglas reviews photo ID measures. Lawmakers act on bills regarding child abuse, female genital mutilation, and sex offenders. Legislators mark the first Muslim Day at the capitol.