A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with Rep. Rick Rand March 25, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with Rep. Rick Rand March 25, 2019

Frankfort – No matter what happens when the General Assembly returns to the Capitol on Thursday, the first 29 days of this year’s 30-day legislative session have certainly been memorable.  While I wish we could have done more in some areas – and much less in others – here’s a brief look at what is poised… Continue Reading

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

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

Frankfort – For Kentucky’s nonprofits, the last year has not been an easy one.  A ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court last March – and a rushed overhaul of the state tax code less than a month later – left these critical organizations facing the last thing anyone wants: a much-larger tax bill. Our religious and… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Rick Rand March 12, 2019

Frankfort – It just takes two words to sum up this year’s legislative session through the end of last week: “Stay tuned.” I say that because, with only four working days remaining, the General Assembly has a long list of bills still awaiting a final decision. I am no fan of this approach, because it makes… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with Rep. Rick Rand March 4, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with Rep. Rick Rand March 4, 2019

Frankfort – We may be in the final third of the 2019 legislative session, but the arrival of hundreds of teachers at the Capitol last Thursday made it feel like 2018 all over again. They came to Frankfort to oppose yet another unfair and unnecessary bill directly affecting the Kentucky Teachers Retirement System.  Last year’s rallies… Continue Reading

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand February 25, 2019

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly by Representative Rick Rand February 25, 2019

Frankfort – When deciding how to vote on legislation, I ask myself two simple questions: Does it help more than it hinders, and what do those directly affected think? I believe that’s good advice for any policy maker to follow, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned during my time in the Kentucky House, it’s that… Continue Reading

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