A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand June 12, 2018

FRANKFORT – The Eighth Commandment may call on us not to steal, but the unfortunate reality is that there have always been those who don’t hesitate to rob others.  In today’s electronic age, when the thief doesn’t even have to be in the same country as his victim to commit a crime, that has become easier… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand June 4, 2018

FRANKFORT – While much of the public’s interest in the General Assembly’s work is understandably focused on the first few months of the year, when new laws are adopted, most of the remaining weeks on the calendar play an important role as well in the legislative process. We call this period the interim, and it runs… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand May 29, 2018

Happy Birthday Kentucky FRANKFORT – There likely won’t be any cake involved, but on Friday this week, our commonwealth will celebrate its 226th birthday. We were the 15th state to join the Union, arriving about four-and-a-half years after the first – Delaware – and four years before the 16th, which was Tennessee. It’s no overstatement… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand May 21, 2018

  FRANKFORT – Next Monday, our nation will follow a tradition dating back more than 150 years as we pay tribute to those who gave their lives protecting our nation. There are more than 1.2 million names on that list, about half of which were added during the four years of the Civil War. That conflict… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand May 14, 2018

FRANKFORT – Last week, state tourism leaders unveiled the latest annual study on the positive impact this industry has in Kentucky.  In a word, the news was good. Overall, tourism generated more than $15 billion in direct and indirect sales in 2017, with the direct sales portion increasing by almost four percent over 2016’s total.  Tourism supported more than 195,000 jobs and provided… Continue Reading

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