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

July 13, 2016

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…

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

July 13, 2016

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…

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Keeping Transparency at the Center of Campaign Finance

June 14, 2016

  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…

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Representative Dennis Keene’s View on Budget Impasse

March 31, 2016

“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,…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Dennis Keene March 25, 2016

March 28, 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.…

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Representative Dennis Keene Secures Critical Infrastructure Dollars for Campbell County Cities

March 25, 2016

$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…

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Rep. Keene Strongly Supported Tough DUI Legislation Passed by House This Week

March 24, 2016

Having nearly lost his daughter Kelly in a drunk driving crash, yesterday Rep. Dennis Keene voted for Senate Bill 56, sponsored by Senator Dennis Parrett and Rep. Kelly Flood, to keep repeat drunk driving offenders off of Kentucky’s highways. The…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Dennis Keene March 18, 2016

March 21, 2016

We accomplished our chief responsibility as House members this week by approving a fiscally responsible budget plan that invests heavily in education, fully funds pensions for retired teachers and state employees, creates the largest “rainy day fund” in the Commonwealth’s…

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Representative Dennis Keene Receives Newport Business Association Award

February 26, 2016

Keene Receives Longstanding Service “Marvin” Award Newport, KY—Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) received the “Marvin” award by the Newport Business Association at their annual meeting on Thursday, February 25th.  Keene was honored for his collaborative efforts in getting things done for…

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Annual Lottery Report to District 67 from Rep. Dennis Keene

February 23, 2016

Each year we the Kentucky Lottery provides a financial recap to the members of the General Assembly. The Kentucky Lottery has now generated $2.4 billion in scholarship and grants for students in the Commonwealth. During Fiscal Year 2015, the total…

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Kentucky Realtors Honor Representative Dennis Keene With Prestigious Award

February 12, 2016

Frankfort, KY—Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) was honored today by the Kentucky Association of Realtors with the Jess & Carolyn Kinman Award 2016. The award is in honor of Representative Keene’s service in the legislature championing many important real estate issues.…

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Representative Dennis Keene Files Bill to Increase County Clerk Efficiencies; Require Centralized Services

February 12, 2016

Bill to Call for Task Force to Create New Efficient System for Records, Licensing and Permits for Citizens  Frankfort, KY—Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder), Chairman of the Kentucky House Licensing & Occupations Committee aims to save taxpayer dollars and streamline many…

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