Poor People's Campaign

Protesters Allowed Inside Ky. Capitol

Jul 10, 2018
AP Photo/Adam Beam

More than a dozen protesters smiled and kissed the floor of the Kentucky Capitol after State Police officers let them enter the building Tuesday following weeks of protests.

AP Photo/Bryan Woolston

Tensions are rising between a national anti-poverty campaign and Kentucky state leaders over a decision to deny the organization group access to the Capitol building. Now, one Lexington Democratic lawmaker warns it could take a judge to resolve the matter.

AP Photo/Bryan Woolston

Anti-poverty activists want an explanation from Gov. Matt Bevin's administration and Kentucky's top police agency about what led to a rule that was cited when they were told they could enter the state Capitol only two at a time.

Anti-Poverty Group Denied Access To Kentucky Capitol

Jun 5, 2018
AP Photo/Bryan Woolston

Anti-poverty activists were denied group access into Kentucky's Capitol on Monday following an outdoor rally where the nation's first work requirements for Medicaid were denounced.