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Reinforcing the Commonwealth’s
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Renewing the Commonwealth’s
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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.

Candidate Training CD


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.

Richard Nelson

Director Commonwealth Policy Center

From the Blog

Independence Day

Tomorrow we celebrate Independence Day. 244 years ago America's founders declared Independence from England when 56 men came together in Philadelphia to sign their names to one of the greatest political documents ever written. The Declaration of Independence listed...

Black Lives Matter

Do you believe that black lives matter? If you are an American and believe in the American creed that "all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights" then we should all believe that every black life matters. In fact,...

Does Jesus Represent White Supremacy?

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King tweeted that statues of Jesus should be taken down. King said in a tweet “Yes I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down. They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been. In the...

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