Keeping our promise to Kentucky’s teachers

By Representative Dennis Keene – When teachers are hired in Kentucky, through an inviolable contract, they are guaranteed a pension benefit to last throughout their retirement years. In a last-minute, highjacked sewer bill, pension legislation was pushed through by the majority without anyone else, most importantly teachers, setting eyes on it. Among the devastating items in… Continue Reading

Rep. Dennis Keene Endorsed by Kentucky’s Teachers

Putting their faith once again in Representative Dennis Keene, Kentucky teachers’ political action committee, KEPAC, has endorsed Representative Keene in the 2018 General Election. “The Kentucky Educators’ Political Action Committee has endorsed Rep.Dennis Keene for his stated commitment and efforts on behalf of the thousands of children and school employees in Kentucky’s public schools,” said… Continue Reading

State Rep. Dennis Keene to pre-file legislation exempting non-profits from changes in new tax law

FRANKFORT, KY- After hearing numerous complaints from non-profit organizations upset with the impact the state’s new tax changes will have on them, state Rep. Dennis Keene said today he will pre-file legislation that would exempt non-profits from the legislation’s provisions that will take effect July 1, 2018. “This law, which was written in secret and… Continue Reading

A Statement from Rep. Dennis Keene, House Minority Caucus Chairman, on Sewer Bill Ruling

Franklin Circuit Court Judge Shepherd’s ruling yesterday is yet another unintended consequence of majority trying to ram through significant legislation without any public input. They claim they support transparency, but from the moment they took over the House last year, they’ve fought to limit debate and keep everyone but themselves in the dark. The judge’s… Continue Reading

Representative Dennis Keene Recognized at National Conference for Promoting Kentucky Tourism

Keene ranked 3rd in the national for social media tourism promotion Washington, D.C.—Identified as being a vocal legislator on social media for tourism in Kentucky, Representative Dennis Keene was recognized at the recent Destinations International 2018 CEO Summit. Kentucky is ranked third in the nation behind Pennsylvania and New York, as the most vocal state… Continue Reading

Representative Dennis Keene Files Bill to Create Drug Addiction Funding Committee

Frankfort, KY—Announced at a press conference held today in the Kentucky Capitol, Democratic House Caucus Chairman, Representative Dennis Keene filed legislation recommended by Attorney General Andy Beshear to create a drug addiction committee that will oversee spending of funds received as a result of pharmaceutical lawsuits. The Kentucky addiction prevention, recovery and enforcement fund shall… Continue Reading

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