A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand August 13, 2018

FRANKFORT – As students return to school, it is worth noting that some of Kentucky’s most successful academic programs have already wrapped up their work. Several of these got their start in the 1980s, and they have since given thousands of our brightest middle and high school students a chance to come together in a college… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand August 6, 2018

FRANKFORT – Regardless of the subject, it seems we always want to know how we stack up. It happens on the playing field and in places like the classroom.  It also takes place among the states as they try to gain any kind of competitive edge. Each year, an annual publication known as “State Rankings” gives… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand July 30, 2018

FRANKFORT – One of the most difficult challenges fighting the war against illegal drug use is that when we begin making progress on one front, the battlefield invariably changes. We’ve seen that happen time and again over the past two decades.  Those “fronts” have ranged from meth and synthetic drugs to heroin and abuse of… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand July 23, 2018

FRANKFORT – Late last Thursday, nearly 400,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the Medicaid expansion program got some welcome news when Governor Bevin’s administration announced it was restoring their dental and vision benefits, which had been removed without notice at the start of this month. The administration, as you may recall, decided to take away… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand July 16, 2018

FRANKFORT – This year’s legislative session may have seemed like it was just about public-pension reform and budget-related matters, but the General Assembly approved a considerable number of other laws as well.  Since most take effect 90 days after the final gavel, barring an emergency or specific enactment date, that means nearly all of them became… Continue Reading

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