Welcome to the Commonwealth Policy Center
The Commonwealth Policy Center (CPC) is dedicated to preserving the bedrock values of life, marriage and fiscal responsibility in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It affirms as stated in the Kentucky Constitution that our civil, political and religious liberties come from God.
To that end, it seeks to educate the general public, work for sound public policies, and influence elections on behalf of conservative candidates.
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The Commonwealth Matters
The Commonwealth Matters is a half-hour weekly podcast that features interviews with state leaders and reaction on important and relevant issues. The program is aired in Bowling Green, Owensboro, Paducah, Mayfield, Ashland, Prestonsburg, and Hazard.
Richard Nelson has appeared on programs on Christian television stations all across Kentucky and is a regular host on WNKJ in Hopkinsville and a monthly guest on WRUS in Russellville.
Pastor Ron Hicks, of Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, is a regular contributor to The Commonwealth Matters as they consider social issues from a Biblical perspective.
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From the Blog
Gambling expansion has been pushed for decades but now it has widespread bi-partisan support. HB 137 would legalize betting on college and pro-sports. It would also legalize online poker through the Kentucky lottery. The bill passed out of committee last week and...
The Kentucky state legislature is considering a bill banning conversion therapy. This is a controversial technique where counselors employ abusive practices to force change on those struggling with various sexual orientations. The bills prohibit state licensed...
The impeachment trial of Pres. Trump is underway. It's only the third time in our history that a president has been impeached. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell believes its more a political maneuver by Democrats than a fact-based case against the president. McConnell...
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