February 5, 2016 – Legislative Report No. 6 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the twenty-second legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Legislation is moving through the committee process and passing the respective chambers.  Through yesterday there have been 25 bills and resolutions passed by the Senate and 24 bills and resolutions passed by...

January 29, 2016 Legislative Report No. 5 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the seventeenth legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. On Tuesday, Governor Bevin presented his State Budget Address (HB 303) to a joint session of the General Assembly.  Many state agencies will see a budget reduction of 9% each of the next two fiscal years, in...

January 21, 2016 Legislative Report No. 4 – Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the twelfth legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 185 Senate bills and resolutions and 347 House bills and resolutions introduced.  Due to the inclement weather forecast the Kentucky General Assembly will not convene Friday,...

January 15, 2016 Legislative Report No. 3 – Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the ninth legislative day of the 2016 General Assembly.  There have been a total of 158 Senate bills and resolutions and 309 House bills and resolutions filed. The General Assembly will not convene on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. We have been...

January 8, 2016 Legislative Report No. 2 – 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the fourth legislative day of this sixty day session. In the first four days of the session there have been a total of 126 Senate bills and resolutions and 236 House bills and resolutions introduced. On January 4, Governor Bevin issued a Road Fund Budget Reduction Order. This was necessary...

Georgetown native Ryan Quarles Sworn in as Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles pledged to run an efficient, transparent Kentucky Department of Agriculture that advocates for Kentucky’s agriculture industry as he and other state constitutional officers were sworn into office today in the Capitol Rotunda. “Being the...

January 4, 2016 Legislative Report No. 1 – 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

The 2016 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is set to begin tomorrow, January 5 and run through Monday, March 28. The General Assembly will then recess for a ten-day veto period which is scheduled to begin on March 29 and the legislature is scheduled to adjourn sine die on April 12. Most of the...

Across Kentucky – October 20, 2015

A feature report with a few of the comments of candidate for Ky ag commissioner, Jean-Marie Lawson Spann, before the Ky Farm Bureau’s Measure the Candidates forum. A more detailed presentation of Spann and her opponent is available on line at: kyfb.com/livestream. Spann discusses her extensive background...

Agriculture commissioner’s “Measure the Candidates” forum focuses on state and national issues

Louisville, KY (October 6, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with agriculture commissioner candidates Ryan Quarles and Jean-Marie Lawson Spann to discuss their positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry. In sharing their vision for the future of the...

Across Kentucky – October 5, 2015

A preview report as both candidates for commissioner of agriculture will meet with the Farm Bureau board of directors at the group’s Measure the Candidates forum in Louisville this Tuesday. Farm group president, Mark Haney, comments on the importance of this office and the need for all citizens to learn...

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