(KY) Calendar set for General Assembly’s 2017 session

    FRANKFORT— (Left to Right) Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, discusses future legislation on medical marijuana as Sen. Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville, listens during the July 8th meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations. FRANKFORT – The 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is scheduled to begin on Jan. 3 and …

From Sen. Whitney Westerfield, 2017 Survey.

2017 Legislative Survey The General Assembly sees several hundred bills filed every year, and I need to hear from you about them.  Some issues mainly affect a certain area of the Commonwealth, or a certain industry.  But make no mistake, we all share, directly or indirectly, in the impact of every bill that passes and …

Kentucky: SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW

COLUMN SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW Submitted by Senator Reginald Thomas FRANKFORT – The 2016 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly ended just before midnight Friday, April 15 as we pushed through a long week to finalize legislation, including a $21 billion spending plan for the two-year period beginning July 1, 2016. The governor set …