Rep. Scott Conklin has introduced a bill that would prohibit individuals with a domestic violence conviction from running for or holding any public office in the state government.
Even without their votes, the bill had bipartisan support in the House of Representatives and is moving on to the Senate.
It’s been more than a year and a half since the bill moved to Mitch McConnell’s Senate, where the powerful gun lobby has stalled attempts to reauthorize the legislation.
A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.
Although the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically altered life as we know it—including closing courts to the public—it is still possible to get help: virtually.
A group of lawmakers are seeking more funding to help a system of resources that's already strained.
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