Susan Westrom

WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

STORYCORPS: Passing A Statewide Smoke-Free Law

From Left, Tonya Chang, with the American Heart Association, and Lexington Democrat State Representative Susan Westrom
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week in StoryCorps, meet the Lexington legislator trying to round up votes for passage of a statewide smoke-free law.

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Local/Regional News
2:25 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Statewide Anti-Smoking Bill Moves To Ky. House

Dr. Sylvia Cerel-Suhl (right) and Rep. Susan Westrom (left) discuss House Bill 173 with reporters
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Anti-smoking advocates are cheering the passage of a statewide smoke-free bill out of a state House committee Thursday.

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Local/Regional News
4:31 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Smoke-Free Legislation "Ready To Roll," But Could Face Uphill Battle In Senate

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.

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Local/Regional News
8:42 am
Fri March 2, 2012

House Panel Approves Bill for Child Fatality Panel

Rep. Susan Westrom

FRANKFORT, Ky.  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.

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.

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