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VIDEO: Rep. Al Gentry talks Workers’ Compensation on Kentucky Tonight

July 11, 2017

On Monday, July 10, Kentucky State Representative Al Gentry, D-Louisville, joined the Kentucky Tonight panel on KET to discuss workers’ compensation. Rep. Gentry, who once experienced a severe workplace injury, has been an avid advocate for workers’ and them receiving the benefits they deserve.   A short clip of the discussion can be viewed below.…

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Interim Joint Committee Update 7/5/17

July 5, 2017

On Wednesday, July 5th the Interim Joint Committees on Tourism, Small Business, and Information Technology and on Economic Development and Workforce Investment convened in Frankfort to receive legislative updates from their respective cabinets. Tourism, Small Business and Information Technology heard updates on the improvements and repairs made to state/local parks and recreational facilities over the last…

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Rep. Chris Harris pre-files legislation to address escalating electrical rates by Kentucky Power

June 30, 2017

Rep. Chris Harris pre-filed two pieces of legislation today that seek to halt the continued escalation of electrical rates for Eastern Kentucky customers of Kentucky Power. The resolution and bill will be co-sponsored by House Democratic Leader Rocky Adkins of Morehead; Rep. Angie Hatton of Whitesburg; Rep. Kevin Sinnette of Ashland; and Rep. Rick Nelson…

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Video: Rep. Steve Riggs on proposed Louisville MSD rate hikes

June 30, 2017

State Rep. Steve Riggs spoke with Wave3 news about proposed MSD rate hikes. Rep. Riggs points out the need for the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) to start reviewing rate increases for the local utility.   VIDEO: Courtesy Wave3 News Full Article–> http://www.wave3.com/clip/13450427/msd-rate-hike-proposal-sparks-need-for-oversight-lawmakers-say

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IJC on Banking & Insurance

June 27, 2017

Today, Representatives Will Coursey, Wilson Stone, and Jeff Greer heard testimony about the effects of surprise billing and credit card processing fees paid by insurers during the Banking and Insurance Interim Joint Committee. Surprise billing is to protect Kentucky consumers from unexpected medical costs in an emergency or during a planned procedure. Rep. Jeff Greer…

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Legislative Week in Review – March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017

Kentucky Democrats Join Lawmakers in 30 Other States in a Week of Action to Fight for Families

March 3, 2017

Students rally with state representatives in Frankfort to eliminate corporal punishment in Kentucky schools

February 28, 2017

Legislative Week in Review February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017

Rep. Harris files legislation to address escalating electrical rates by Kentucky power

February 22, 2017

Representative Dennis Keene Files Bill to Boost Urban Development

February 22, 2017

A United Kentucky House Resolution 49 Confirms Support for Retirement Benefits

February 20, 2017

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

February 20, 2017

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

February 17, 2017

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

February 16, 2017

Reps. Burch, Marzian and Overly Receive Nonprofit VOICE Award

February 15, 2017

A United Kentucky Rep. Sannie Overly Files House Bill 197

February 15, 2017

Caucus Chairman Rep. Dennis Keene details United Kentucky caucus agenda in the NKY Tribune

February 14, 2017

A United Kentucky House Bill 113 will assist military

February 13, 2017

House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins files legislation to make adoption more affordable for Kentucky families

February 11, 2017

House Democrats seek to create a “United Kentucky” for better-paying jobs, improved public education, increased access to health care

February 10, 2017