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Thursday, June 21st, 2018 @ 11:20PM

STATE OF ADDICTION: Hit hard by opioid crisis, South Louisville forms task force

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On Thursday night, in the auditorium of a church in South Louisville, people shared their stories of addiction- triumphs and the losses. Brenda Cooley’s story is about loss. She found her son, Adam, dead in his bedroom on March 19, 2017. It was the morning he was…

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Monday, June 18th, 2018 @ 5:26PM

Lawmakers form South Louisville opioid task force

Representatives McKenzie Cantrell and Joni Jenkins will work with community leaders to not only study the abuse but to make recommendations to fight the problem. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — Two Kentucky state representatives have created a task force to study the opioid epidemic in South Louisville. Representatives McKenzie Cantrell and…

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Thursday, May 24th, 2018 @ 11:59PM

Rep. Joni Jenkins on My Old Kentucky Podcast

Listen to Joni Jenkins on My Old Kentucky Podcast! Use the player below, or follow this link to view the podcast on its original site. A message from the podcast hosts: We were thrilled and honored this week to be joined by Rep. Joni Jenkins, who serves the good people…

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Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 @ 11:59AM

Rep. David Meade files priority legislation addressing adoption and foster care changes

House Majority Caucus Chairman David Meade, R-Stanford, along with primary co-sponsor Joni Jenkins of Louisville, have filed a comprehensive measure to provide reforms that will improve Kentucky’s adoption and foster care systems. The bill is the first step in streamlining the actual placement of children into loving homes in a…

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Friday, December 2nd, 2016 @ 12:00AM

Rep. Joni Jenkins honored at KASAP/KCADV conference

State Crime Director Laura Sudkamp recognized for victim advocacy work; Ian Sonego honored posthumously for legal advocacy Dec. 2, 2016 LEXINGTON, Ky. — Rep. Joni Jenkins and State Crime Lab Director Laura Sudkamp received the “Champions for Justice” Award for their work on behalf of victims of domestic violence and…

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