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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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Representative Dennis Keene Secures Affordable Housing Grants for Campbell County Cities

January 6, 2016

$.5 Million in Senior Housing for Highland Heights and $1 Million Home Ownership Grants for Newport  Frankfort, KY—Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) has secured $1.5 million in affordable housing grants for the cities of Highland Heights and Newport. One half million…

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Representative Dennis Keene Files for Reelection – Campaign Kickoff Fundraiser December 2nd

November 13, 2015

  Frankfort, KY:  Representative Dennis Keene filed for reelection for State Representative for House District 67 in Frankfort on Thursday.  Rep. Keene has held the seat since his election in 2004 and serves as the Chairman of the Licensing and…

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