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 – January 4, 2016

A report on what farmers have on their priority list for the 2016 session of the General Assembly. Following the Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in December that group’s president, Mark Haney, says farmers have at the top of their list maintaining 50% of Master Settlement Agreement funds for rebuilding ag...

KFB President Mark Haney Acknowledges “A Good Thing Growing” in Kentucky during Annual Address

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) –Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) President Mark Haney addressed the organization’s 96th annual meeting today with positive news about continued growth for KFB, solid agricultural production news, a welcome to a new governor and agriculture commissioner and a thank you to...

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...

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...

Tobacco Agreement Will Restore 2014 Agriculture, Early Childhood, Health Care Budget Cuts

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2014) – Governor Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway today announced a victory not only for Kentucky farmers, but also for critical health care and early childhood services funded by the 1998 tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). As a result of the agreement between...