Governor of Kentucky

Louisville’s Hal Heiner Pushes E-Verify in New Statewide Ad

from Hal Heiner campaign: LOUISVILLE – Republican candidate Hal Heiner announced today his proposal to implement E-Verify in Kentucky, a measure to ensure that Kentucky jobs go to legal Kentucky workers. The E-Verify program allows employers to identify the immigration status of potential hires by checking names against government databases. E-Verify comes at no cost to employers. Heiner’s proposal would require the use of E-Verify to confirm legal worker status for all employers, government employees and government contractors and subcontractors. “Washington continues to struggle to address illegal immigration”, Heiner said. “E-Verify is a simple, commonsense measure we can put in…