State Politics

Hartz tapped as new LRC director

Legislative leaders named Jay D. Hartz as the next director of the Legislative Research Commission. Hartz, the deputy chief of staff in the Senate president’s office, is a familiar figure to many in the state Capitol, where he’s known for his extensive knowledge on legislative operations and policymaking. In his…


Legislative Calendar for Week of November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018 Interim Joint Committee on Transportation 10:00 am, Annex Room 154 Members: Sen. Ernie Harris (Co-Chair), Rep. Ken Upchurch (Co-Chair), Sen. Joe Bowen, Sen. Jared Carpenter, Sen. C.B. Embry, Sen. Jimmy Higdon, Sen. Paul Hornback, Sen. Gerald A. Neal, Sen. Dorsey Ridley, Sen. Albert Robinson, Sen. Brandon Smith,…



Legislative Calendar for Week of September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018 10:00 am, Annex Room 154 Kentucky Retirement Systems Administrative Subcommittee Agenda: Approval of Minutes Testimony from Interest Groups KY Public Retirees: Larry Totten, State President KY Government Retirees: Jim Carroll, Co-Founder KY League of Cities: Bryanna Carroll, Manager Government Affairs KY Association of Counties: Shellie Hampton,…


Legislative Calendar for Week of September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018 No Meetings Scheduled Tuesday, September 4, 2018 No Meetings Scheduled Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:00 am, Annex Room 129 TOBACCO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FUND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE Agenda: Approval of the minutes from the meeting of August 2, 2018 Report on the projects considered for funding at the…