March 13, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 8 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

Late Tuesday night the General Assembly adjourned for the ten day veto period and is set to return on Monday, March 23 for the final two days of the 2015 session of the General Assembly. The last two days will be very busy as several conference committees will try to complete their work. These conference...

Legislative Report No. 7 – 2015 Kentucky General Assembly – March 6, 2015

The General Assembly adjourned on Wednesday and session for Thursday and Friday was cancelled. They will convene again on Monday, March 9 for their twenty-fourth legislative day. They will also meet next Tuesday and Wednesday before recessing for the ten-day veto period and then will return on March 23 and...

February 27, 2015 Legislative Report No. 6 2015 Ky General Assembly

Today marks the twentieth day of this thirty day session. Many issues remain unresolved: a bill to address Kentucky’s heroin problem, dating violence, telecommunication reform, and the shortfall of revenue for the state’s road fund and with only ten days remaining the pace of this session will begin to...

February 20, 2015 Legislative Report No. 5 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the 15th legislative day of this 30 day session. There was a very limited legislative schedule due to weather conditions. The House of Representatives did not meet all week and the Senate only convened yesterday and today. When either chamber goes into session is does constitute a legislative...

Kentucky Farm Bureau policy development process continues as 280 members head to nation’s capitol with agricultural priority issues

Louisville, KY (February 17, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) volunteer leaders continue the organization’s grassroots policy development process this month as they head to Washington, D.C., with their list of 2015 national priority issues and a willingness to serve as “The Voice of Kentucky...

February 13, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 4 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the thirteenth day of this thirty day session. Today is the last day for new Senate bills to be introduced and next Tuesday, February 17 is the last day for new House bills to be introduced. To date there have been a total of 299 Senate bills and resolutions and 594 House bills and resolutions...

February 6, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 3 – 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

The 2015 General Assembly returned to Frankfort on Tuesday with many pieces of legislation being introduced and the committee process resuming. Today marks the eighth day of this 30-day session. There continues to be discussion regarding the road fund and the loss of revenue. HB 167 was filed and would...

January 22, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 2 – 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

On Friday, January 9, the 2015 General Assembly completed their organizational session and adjourned until February 3, 2015. During the first four days of the session, both the House and Senate elected their respective party leadership. Committee chairs and committee assignments were also finalized. The...

January 5, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 1 – 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

The 2015 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is set to begin tomorrow, January 6 with Part I and adjourn of Friday, January 9. Part II of the session will convene on Tuesday February 3 and adjourn on Monday, March 9. The General Assembly will then recess for a ten-day veto period which is scheduled to...

Ag Agenda – Advancing Agriculture in 2014

The mid-term elections are over. No doubt you’re as relieved as I am to see the campaign ads fade away. Now the holidays are already upon us. As we celebrate with friends and family, it’s a good time to pause, look back and give thanks for the past year. Not much sooner than the holiday dinner dishes are...

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