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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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Rep. Dennis Keene Presents Check to City of Woodlawn

September 30, 2015

Today Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) presented a check for $200,000 to the City of Woodlawn (Campbell County) Mayor Ron Barth for road funds from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.  These additional road funds were secured by Rep. Keene to help the…

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Rep. Keene Secures Funding for Newport Boys & Girls Club

September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015 – Yesterday Rep. Dennis Keene joined representatives from AT&T to present a check for $2,000 for funding for new furniture for the Newport Boys & Girls Club. Read more here: http://www.nkytribune.com/2015/09/newport-boys-and-girls-club-gets-donation-from-att-for-furniture-for-new-teen-lounge/

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Gov. Beshear Announces Funds for River Cities and Riverfront Commons Trail

September 22, 2015

After months of working together with the Governor’s office, City of Dayton officials and Southbank Partners, we were able secure $5.4 million for our river cities.  Today, Governor Steve Beshear and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials today announced the award of $5.4…

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Representative Dennis Keene Presents Road Funds to The City of Southgate

September 3, 2015

  Highland Heights, KY:  Last night Representative Dennis Keene presented a check for $170,000 to the City of Southgate for street repaving projects throughout the city.   The funds were secured from the Commonwealth Department of Transportation. “I am honored to…

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Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors Rep. Dennis Keene With Coveted “100 Proof Award”

August 16, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has honored Rep. Dennis Keene with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for his successful six-year effort in passing legislation that requires ignition interlocks for drunken drivers. “Rep. Keene’s patience and perseverance on this…

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Good Government Report: Surplus Property Program Win-Win for Communities

July 27, 2015

FRANKFORT, KY –This week I toured the Kentucky Finance & Administration Cabinet’s surplus property facilities and found a program that is efficient, beneficial to the communities and self-sustaining. The state surplus property program disposes of excess federal and state surplus…

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Rep. Keene Participates on White House Conf. Call on Workforce Readiness

April 16, 2015

State Rep. Dennis Keene participated this week in a special White House conference call with select legislators from across the country and Dr. Jill Biden to learn more details regarding a new proposal to make two years of community college free…

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Representative Dennis Keene to Dedicate First Leg of Riverfront Commons Projects Wednesday

June 17, 2014

New Walking Bridge Connects Newport on the Levee and the Purple People Bridge along Flood Wall Path **Ceremony to be held near entrance to Purple People Bridge Newport, KY:  Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) will be taking part in the dedication…

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Rep. Dennis Keene Awards Citation to Local Hero

May 16, 2014

On Thursday, May 15th, Representative Dennis Keene presented a legislative citation honoring the quick action and bravery of Newport Aquarium employee Alison Ruebusch.  On the same day in January, Alison helped save the lives of two individuals.  She assisted in…

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Representative Dennis Keene Secures Additional Transportation Funding for Campbell County Road Projects

May 16, 2014

Frankfort, KY:  Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) has secured additional funding for transportation projects in his district this year.  “As funds become available, I am continuing to work with transportation officials in Frankfort so that we receive our share of the…

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