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A United Kentucky House Resolution 49 Confirms Support for Retirement Benefits

February 20, 2017

Representative James Kay has filed House Concurrent Resolution 49, reaffirming the General Assembly’s commitment to pension benefits for government retirees and teachers.  “We intend to keep our promise to the 540,000 public servants and teachers who have earned their retirement benefits,” said Representative Kay.

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A Kentucky United House Caucus Week in Review February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017

Democracy in action is often a crowded affair, as the waiting rooms and hallways of the Capitol and Capitol Annex overflowed this week with large groups of Kentuckians traveling to Frankfort to make their voices heard on key issues important to their cause. On Tuesday, the House Agriculture and Small Business Committee approved legislation that…

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A United Kentucky House Bill 264 Provides for Free Tuition for Eligible Students

February 17, 2017

Rep. Rick Rand sponsored House Bill 264, providing free tuition for eligible students to attain an associates degree at accredited Kentucky colleges and universities. “This would put a two-year college degree within reach of every graduating high school student,” said Representative Rick Rand.

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House Democrats to Meet with Mayor Greg Fischer About Anti-Louisville Legislation

February 16, 2017

Today, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer will meet with House Democrats in Frankfort to discuss recent legislation filed by Republicans that was the subject of a recent Courier-Journal article titled, “War on Louisville worries local Democrats.” Several pieces of legislation have been filed that would strip Louisville of its “home rule”, giving more power to the…

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Reps. Burch, Marzian and Overly Receive Nonprofit VOICE Award

February 15, 2017

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Representatives Tom Burch, Mary Lou Marzian and Sannie Overly were recognized with the Nonprofit VOICE Award for excellence in public policy. The awards were presented by the Kentucky Nonprofit Network in the Capitol Rotunda.

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