Representative Dennis Keene Pre-Files Child Abuse Registry Legislation

Sophie’s Law Will Require Kentucky to Maintain an Online Registry of Convicted Child Abusers  Frankfort, KY—Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) has pre-filed legislation to protect children from convicted child abusers that may be serving as babysitters or child caregivers. The bill titled, “Sophie’s Law”, would require the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to keep… Continue Reading

Reps. Dennis Keene, Russ Meyer and Attorney General Beshear Announce Plans to Address Fentanyl, Carfentanil

Emerging, more powerful drugs causing overdoses, deaths in Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2016) – Representative Dennis Keene, Representative Russ Meyer and Attorney General Andy Beshear on Friday announced plans to strengthen Kentucky’s laws to fight emerging, more powerful drugs that have caused numerous overdoses, even deaths across the state.  The pre-filed legislation, by sponsors… Continue Reading

Representative Dennis Keene Appointed to Child Abuse Task Force

On the heels of filing “Sophie’s Law” to provide an online registry of child abusers, Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced that he has appointed Representative Dennis Keene to the House Task Force on Child Abuse and Exploitation Prevention, which will examine and propose omnibus legislation designed to protect Kentucky’s children.             “I cannot comprehend… Continue Reading

Important Statement from Rep. Dennis Keene on the Election

This week the status of the House District 67 election changed when my opponent officially withdrew from the race. This leaves me as the only candidate and therefore, the ultimate winner.  Many of you have helped me in this election and I want to take this opportunity to thank you so much for your support. … Continue Reading

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

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