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Neighborhoods

April D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Louisville’s Budget

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation on Louisville’s budget.

The meeting  is Monday, April 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, 2115 Lexington Road. 109 more words

Louisville Metro

The Trump Administration Is Using the Census to Divide Us

The Trump administration announced this week that it will require people to state on their 2020 census forms whether they are United States citizens. While at first blush this may seem fine, in fact it violates the Constitution, discriminates against states with large immigrant communities, and will bias and undermine the results of the census. 452 more words

Legislative news alert

Senate Bill 417 aims to vertically-orient ID cards and Driver’s Licenses issued to persons subject to deferred deportation

H/T The Dustin Inman Society : “RE:  233 more words

2018 Maryland Family Law Legislative Preview

On January 10, the Maryland General Assembly begins its 2018 legislative session. The Maryland State Bar Association’s (MSBA) Family and Juvenile Law Section Council’s (FJLSC) Legislative Committee actively monitors family law and related legislation, testifies in Annapolis, meets with legislators, and educates Section members about legislative developments. 1,085 more words

Children & Custody

Marrying Minors - More than Meets the Eye

Legal Background:

Currently, Maryland Family Law Article §2-301 allows minors to marry under the following circumstances:

  • A 16 or 17 year old, either:
    • With the parents’ or guardians’ consent and swearing that the person is aged 16 or older; or,
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Legislative News

Coalition celebrates a victory for students across Mass.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2017

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Legislature tonight approved the Language Opportunity for Our Kids (LOOK) bill, greatly expanding options for English learners in the Commonwealth’s public schools and creating a new Seal of Biliteracy that will help students compete in the global economy. 783 more words

Coalition News