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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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Rep. Keene Works to Assist Residents in Flood Areas of District

March 4, 2014

Representative Dennis Keene has contacted U.S. Senators McConnell and Paul as well as Congressman Thomas Massie on behalf of citizens in his new legislative district who are located in flood areas.  The premiums for federal flood insurance have skyrocketed due…

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Representative Dennis Keene Files Legislation for Gubernatorial Primary Elections

January 31, 2014

Bill would allow candidates for governor to run without running mate Frankfort, KY:  Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) filed legislation to allow gubernatorial candidates to run independently without a lieutenant governor running mate until after the primary elections. House Bill 300…

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Buenger Boys & Girls Club receives $2,000 contribution from AT&T

December 22, 2013

Newport, Kentucky – December 20, 2013 – State Representative Dennis Keene and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC) President Brent Seelmeyer were joined today by representatives from AT&T to announce that Buenger Boys & Girls Club will receive…

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Let’s Make Our Roads Safer; December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December 4, 2013

For the fourth consecutive year, President Barack Obama is recognizing December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Identified as a national priority in the Administration’s National Drug Control Strategy, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has been working…

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