A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand February 18, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand February 18, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly Frankfort – There’s a saying in sports that championships are won in the off-season.  In the General Assembly, however, new laws are won in committee, since that’s where most of the substantive work to pass them takes place. The Kentucky House has 16 committees that consider legislation, and while… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective with Rep. Rick Rand February 11, 2019

A Legislative Perspective with Rep. Rick Rand February 11, 2019

Frankfort – The 2019 regular session may have begun early last month, but it wasn’t until early last week that, like a train leaving the station, the legislative process began picking up steam. That delay is by design. Under the constitutional rules governing odd-year meetings of the General Assembly, legislators only meet for four days in… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand February 4, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand February 4, 2019

FRANKFORT – For well over a decade now, no issue has dominated the General Assembly’s time quite like our public retirement systems – and that trend isn’t expected to change as this year’s legislative session re-starts this week following a short break. Because this matter is as complicated as it is important, now is a good… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand January 28, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand January 28, 2019

FRANKFORT – Last November, nearly two-thirds of Florida’s voters approved a constitutional amendment that automatically restores voting rights to most felons after they complete their sentence.  It’s a move that many think is long overdue here in Kentucky, since we’re now just one of two states – Iowa is the other – that still enforces a… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand January 21, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand January 21, 2019

FRANKFORT – Each legislative session may be different, but nearly all share a common trait: They spend a considerable amount of time focused on education. This year’s meeting of the General Assembly is certainly no different, with nearly a fifth of all bills filed so far falling into this category.  Many more will almost certainly be… Continue Reading

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