State Politics

Kentucky General Assembly: Calendar

Kentucky General Assembly Legislative Calendar Monday, Sept. 16 10 a.m., Annex Room 149: Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee Tuesday, Sept. 17 1 p.m., Annex Room 129: Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee 1 p.m., Annex Room 171: Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee Wednesday, Sept. 18 1 p.m., Annex Room 129:…


Casinos on the horizon?

State Rep. Dennis Keene, D-Wilder, prefiled a bill for the 2020 session of the Kentucky General Assembly that would allow casinos in the commonwealth. Bill Request 80 would limit licenses to four free-standing casinos in precincts that approve expanded gaming and would allow expanded electronic games at horse tracks that…


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,…