Kentucky Colonels Valuable Kentucky Tradition; Editorial by Rep. Dennis Keene

By Representative Dennis Keene—The Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonel is one of the Commonwealth’s proudest traditions.  Dating back to 1813, Kentucky Colonel is the highest titled of honor bestowed upon individuals by the Governor of Kentucky. Serving as goodwill ambassadors of the Commonwealth, individuals who have received the Kentucky Colonel certificate display it proudly… Continue Reading

Rep. Dennis Keene Joins Attorney General Beshear in Presentation of $450,000 to Transitions Inc.

Funding supports the Women’s Residential Addiction Program in Northern Kentucky for treatment for women suffering from alcohol, substance abuse  COVINGTON, KY. (July 13, 2016) – Attorney General Andy Beshear joined state and local officials today in Kenton County to present Transitions Inc., Women’s Residential Addiction Program (WRAP) $450,000 to support women suffering from alcohol and… Continue Reading

Keeping Transparency at the Center of Campaign Finance

  By Representative Dennis Keene—All fifty states regulate the way money is raised and spent in campaigns, and in Kentucky the Registry of Election Finance is the agency charged with enforcing our state’s regulations and statutes.  Running for office is expensive; it can cost upward of $50,000 to run a competitive House race in today’s… Continue Reading

Representative Dennis Keene’s View on Budget Impasse

“The bottom line is that when states cut education it results in a tax on families and weakens our economy” Frankfort, KY—We are in the final days of the legislative session and despite committee hearings, expert testimony, data and charts, The General Assembly is once again deadlocked on finalizing and passing a budget.  When the… Continue Reading

Legislative Update from Rep. Dennis Keene March 25, 2016

Legislative Update from Rep. Dennis Keene March 25, 2016

We’re in the homestretch of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly with just a handful of days to go, but as all good horse-racing fans know, the last quarter mile can often seem the longest and most difficult. The process is working as expected, though, as members appointed by senior leadership in both… Continue Reading

Representative Dennis Keene Secures Critical Infrastructure Dollars for Campbell County Cities

$4 million secured in House transportation budget for road projects  Frankfort, KY—Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) has secured $4 million in funds for projects in the House transportation budget that was passed earlier this week. “These transportation funds are critical to our cities as they work to fund important infrastructure projects in the next two years,”… Continue Reading

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