Representatives Rick Rand & Dennis Keene Pre-File Gaming Bill to Address Pension Shortfall

Frankfort, KY—Taking a bold step towards addressing the pension shortfall, Representatives Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) and Rick Rand (D-Bedford) have pre-filed legislation today that will bring hundreds of millions of dollars into Kentucky through expanded gaming. To be overseen by an expanded Kentucky Lottery Board, the gaming legislation calls for a constitutional amendment to be voted… Continue Reading

Legislative Update From Rep. Rick Rand January 2, 2016

FRANKFORT – This week, the General Assembly returns to the Capitol to begin the 2017 Regular Session. Although the House and Senate are as old as Kentucky, this is only the ninth odd-year legislative session since our current state constitution was adopted in the late 1800s. We actually were one of the last states to… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand September 5, 2016

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand September 5, 2016

On Sunday morning, our nation will pause to remember and reflect upon the tragedy known primarily by its date: 9/11. Those of us old enough to remember that Tuesday in 2001 will never forget where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. It had the same impact as such other… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand

To get a better understanding of just how prevalent obesity has become in America, consider that no state had more than 20 percent of its adult population fall in that category in 1996. Today, no state has less. Kentucky has seen its rate for adults double during that timeframe, from about 16 percent to more… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand May 9, 2016

FRANKFORT – A quarter-century ago, Kentucky had nowhere to go but up when it came to the education levels of adults 25 and older. Only two-thirds had graduated from high school, and less than a sixth had earned a bachelor’s degree. No state had a lower combined percentage. We’re not where we want to be,… Continue Reading

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