March 28, 2014 Legislative Report No. 12 2014 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the 56th legislative day.  Budget conferees from the House and Senate are working on coming up with an agreement on the differences they have on the state budget.  It is unclear when negotiations will be complete, which could affect the legislative calendar for next week.  As of now...

March 14, 2014 Legislative Report No. 11 2014 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the 46th legislative day, so there are only 14 days remaining in the 2014 regular session.  Yesterday the House passed their version of the state budget (HB 235) by a vote of 53-46.  To view the vote click here. Some of the highlights of the House version of the state budget...

March 7, 2014 Legislative Report No. 10 2014 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the forty first legislative day of the 2014 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 470 Senate bills and resolutions and 749 House bills and resolutions introduced.  The last day to introduce a House bill was March 4 and the last day for new Senate bills was...

Battle plan(ning) . . . KFB seminar helps candidates prepare for campaigns

“Get your message out.” That phrase was repeated over and over to participants in KFB’s Campaign Management Seminar last month. Cody Lyons, who is Director of Grassroots and Policy Advocacy for AFBF, repeated it four times early in the program to underscore the importance of communicating to the...

KFB seeking law to curb deer problem

The huge population of deer in Kentucky is causing big problems for KFB on two fronts: (1) Farmers are seeing more and more crop damage caused by hungry deer, and (2) deer are causing a tremendous amount of vehicle accidents, costing KFB Insurance millions of dollars in claims paid. The sight of deer has...

February 28, 2014 Legislative Report No. 9 2014 Kentucky General Assembly

  Today marks the thirty seventh legislative day of the 2014 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 373Senate bills and resolutions and 617 House bills and resolutions introduced. The last day to introduce a House bill is March 3 and the last day for new Senate...

February 21, 2014 Legislative Report No. 8 2014 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the thirty-second legislative day of the 2014 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 312 Senate bills and resolutions and 550 House bills and resolutions introduced.  Today is the last day for bill requests.  The last day to introduce a House bill is...

185 Kentucky Farm Bureau members headed to nation’s capitol to discuss agricultural priority issues

Louisville, KY (February 17, 2014) – Equipped with national priority issues established during their annual meeting in December, 185 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) volunteer leaders are heading to the nation’s capitol during the last week of February. The group has scheduled a series of strategic discussions...

February 14, 2014 Legislative Report No. 7 2014 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the twenty-eighth legislative day of the 2014 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 280 Senate bills and resolutions and 503 House bills and resolutions introduced.  Next week will mark the halfway point for this session. With the halfway point of this...

President Obama’s signature on national farm bill brings security, stability to Kentucky farmers

Louisville, KY (February 7, 2014) – Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) leadership applauded the final passage of a new five-year farm bill, signed officially into law today by President Barack Obama. This act firmly establishes a comprehensive farm policy that gives a safety net to farmers in Kentucky and across...

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