Alvarado gets ‘Physician of the Year’ award

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FRANKFORT — IGE Media, publisher of Medical News, announced Wednesday Sen. Ralph Alvarado (R-Winchester) will be recognized with the “Physician of the Year” award at the group’s annual MediStar Awards ceremony. “This is certainly a tremendous honor to be recognized as the Physician of the Year,” Alvarado said. “My goal as a physician and a legislator … Read More

Alvarado appointed to Executive Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures

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Boston, Ma. (Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017) – A testament to his leadership skills, Senator Ralph Alvarado was recently selected as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) to represent the Commonwealth of Kentucky on a national platform. “I am excited and humbled to be named to NCSL’s Executive … Read More

Lawmakers at children’s health summit share advice on how to move bills through legislature while Gov. Bevin promises receptive ear

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FRANKFORT — Gov. Matt Bevin promised a profound change in his administration’s attention to vulnerable children and lawmakers who specialize in health care offered their advice to professionals in the field during the Kentucky Summit on Access to Care for Children and Youth Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the Commission for Children with Special Health … Read More

Alvarado presents Winchester Elks Lodge with Capitol flags

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Throughout the years Winchester Elks Lodge No. 2816 has provided multiple scholarships, raised thousands of dollars for various local charities, sponsored the Winchester Christmas parade, conducted multiple veterans dinners and is in the process of conducting their third annual Kids with Cancer Golf Scramble. “Everything we do here at the Elks is for charity, a … Read More

Senate, House committees pass companion bills dubbed “Noah’s Law” on covering formula for eosinophilic disorder patients

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FRANKFORT — A pair of bills that would ensure health coverage of amino-acid-based formulas consumed by those suffering from eosinophilic disorders unanimously cleared House and Senate committees on Wednesday. Senate Bill 146 and House Bill 353 emerged this year in response to a 9-year-old Pike County boy named Noah Greenhill, who suffers eosinophilic esophagitis and … Read More

Kentucky Chamber honors Sen. Alvarado with MVP award

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Frankfort, Ky. – The Kentucky Chamber presented Sen. Ralph Alvarado of Winchester with the Chamber MVP Award. Sen. Alvarado was among a select group of legislators recognized for conspicuous actions supporting Kentucky’s business community during the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly. “With so many important business issues in play during a legislative session, we feel it … Read More