A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand January 14, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand January 14, 2019

FRANKFORT – The opening week of odd-year legislative sessions is traditionally dominated by such organizational matters as electing House and Senate leaders, establishing committee assignments and formally submitting the first round of bills. While all of those did take place last week, two other actions – both highly controversial and potentially far-reaching in their impact –… Continue Reading

Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand January 7, 2019

Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand January 7, 2019

FRANKFORT – This week, the General Assembly heads back to the Capitol to begin the 2019 Regular Session. These odd-year meetings of the House and Senate are still relatively new, with this being the 10th one since voters made them possible in 2000.  Kentucky was actually one of the last states to have its legislature meet annually;… Continue Reading

A legislative perspective with Rep. Rick Rand December 31, 2018

A legislative perspective with Rep. Rick Rand December 31, 2018

FRANKFORT – It may seem odd to talk about 2020 with 2019 just now getting underway, but given the importance of next year’s U.S. Census, it is not too soon to begin raising public awareness about something that will have a direct impact on us all for the next decade. The Census is one of our… Continue Reading

Legislative Update from Representative Rick Rand December 27, 2018

Legislative Update from Representative Rick Rand December 27, 2018

FRANKFORT – In most years, the latter half of December is when the Capitol is at its quietest.  The joint House and Senate meetings are over, and legislators are back home, enjoying the holidays while preparing for the General Assembly’s return in early January.  That routine was broken early last week, however, when rumors began circulating… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand December 18, 2018

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand December 18, 2018

FRANKFORT – With Christmas arriving early next week, time is drawing short for those who’d still like to fit in a Kentucky-themed holiday activity. The good news is that there are still plenty of destinations across the commonwealth for those willing to travel. The Louisville Mega Cavern, for example, features two-million points of light and bills… Continue Reading

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