A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand October 15, 2018

FRANKFORT – With fall finally feeling like it has arrived, farmers across the country are in full swing as they wind down another growing season.  Although we are surrounded by farmland, we may sometimes forget that, as a profession, farmers are an elite group. In 1880, two-thirds of Kentucky’s workforce could be found on a farm, and… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand October 8, 2018

FRANKFORT –   For much of our country’s history, domestic violence was an often hidden crime, with victims hesitant to report abuse and government ill-equipped to provide the services and protection they deserved. Things thankfully began to change for the better in the late 1960s, and here in Kentucky, we took a major step forward in 1971, when our first… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand October 2, 2018

FRANKFORT – When the FBI released its latest annual report last week on crime in our country, Kentucky once again got great news when the numbers showed that all but a handful of states were more violent in 2017. When compared to most of our surrounding and fellow southern states, the figures aren’t even close.  Our… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand September 24, 2018

FRANKFORT – Last week, the National Conference of State Legislatures kicked off its annual “America’s Legislators Back to School Program,” which began as a one-day event nearly 20 years ago but now runs for most of the academic year. The program has legislators from across the country visiting the classroom and giving students more insight into… Continue Reading

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

FRANKFORT – In one way, it’s fair to say that some of the first farmers on this side of the world were Kentuckians. Archaeologists believe that the Red River Gorge in the eastern part of the commonwealth was one of the early places in North and South America where modern agricultural practices literally took root.  Like our… Continue Reading

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