Susan Westrom http://wuky.org en STORYCORPS: Passing A Statewide Smoke-Free Law http://wuky.org/post/storycorps-passing-statewide-smoke-free-law <p>This week in StoryCorps, meet the Lexington legislator trying to round up votes for passage of a statewide smoke-free law. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 WUKY Staff 44819 at http://wuky.org STORYCORPS: Passing A Statewide Smoke-Free Law Statewide Anti-Smoking Bill Moves To Ky. House http://wuky.org/post/statewide-anti-smoking-bill-moves-ky-house <p>Anti-smoking advocates are cheering the passage of a statewide smoke-free bill out of a state House committee Thursday. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 19:25:29 +0000 Josh James 44234 at http://wuky.org Statewide Anti-Smoking Bill Moves To Ky. House Smoke-Free Legislation "Ready To Roll," But Could Face Uphill Battle In Senate http://wuky.org/post/smoke-free-legislation-ready-roll-could-face-uphill-battle-senate <p>It’s the fourth year lawmakers in Frankfort are pressing for a statewide smoke-free law, but advocates say the momentum is now on their side. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:31:47 +0000 Josh James 42937 at http://wuky.org Smoke-Free Legislation "Ready To Roll," But Could Face Uphill Battle In Senate House Panel Approves Bill for Child Fatality Panel http://wuky.org/post/house-panel-approves-bill-child-fatality-panel <p>FRANKFORT, Ky.&nbsp; The Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee has given its approval to a bill that would create a panel of experts to review cases in which children are killed or seriously injured because of abuse or neglect.</p><p>Democratic state Rep. Susan Westrom of Lexington is pushing the legislation that requires the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide staff and administrative assistance to the group.</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 13:42:52 +0000 Associated Press 10741 at http://wuky.org House Panel Approves Bill for Child Fatality Panel