Representatives Dennis Keene and Rick Rand pre-file gaming bill to address pension shortfall

Frankfort, KY—Taking a bold step towards addressing the pension shortfall, Representatives Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) and Rick Rand (D-Bedford) have pre-filed legislation today that will bring hundreds of millions of dollars into Kentucky through expanded gaming. To be overseen by an expanded Kentucky Lottery Board, the gaming legislation calls for a constitutional amendment to be voted… Continue Reading

Raising Taxes to Fund Pensions Is Not a Good Option

EDITORIAL by Representative & Democratic House Caucus Chairman Dennis Keene Frankfort, KY—A proposed special session on tax and pension reform would result in an increase in taxes for most Kentuckians and will not address the problems in Kentucky’s pension system.  It is time we reform our pension system to be fair to the majority of Kentucky’s… Continue Reading

Rep. Dennis Keene among those added to Marsy’s Law NKY Steering Committee

Marsy’s Law Establishes Northern Kentucky Steering Committee to Drive Success in 2018 Prominent local voices support constitutional rights for crime victims Kentucky ( July 20, 2017) – Marsy’s Law is honored to announce the establishment of its Northern Kentucky Steering Committee made up of nine prominent, bipartisan members who will help guide the campaign to… Continue Reading

Department of Local Government Selects Campbell County for Grant

Campbell County Selected for Land Water Conservation Fund of over $52,000 Funding to Improve Chief Sayers Park FRANKFORT, KY. (May 24, 2017) – The Department for Local Government (DLG) selected Campbell County for an award of $52,766.56 from the Land Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) toward improvements in Chief Sayers Park in Silver Grove, KY. “Preserving… Continue Reading

 Representative Dennis Keene Files Bill to Assist Urban Development

Frankfort, KY—House Democratic Caucus Chairman, Representative Dennis Keene has filed House Bill 518 legislation to create a state tax credit for the rehabilitation of abandoned buildings and blighted properties.  HB 518 is a first step in what Keene intends as a multi-faceted plan to spur economic development and job growth, particularly in urban areas of… Continue Reading

Representative Dennis Keene Elected to House Leadership Position

Frankfort, KY—Last Tuesday, the Kentucky House of Representatives Democratic Caucus elected its leadership team for the 2017-2018 General Assembly; electing Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) as minority caucus chairman. Rep. Keene is the first Northern Kentucky member of the General Assembly to be elected to a leadership post since Senator Katie Stine retired in 2014. The… Continue Reading

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