Happy Labor Day 2020

On Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, America held its first Labor Day celebration. In 1894, then-President Grover Cleveland officially made Labor Day a national holiday. Since that time, America has recognized the first Monday in September to celebrate the people who keep our economy moving and society strong – the American worker.

Happy Independence Day 2020

On July 4th, 1776, amid the American Revolutionary War, church bells rang throughout Philadelphia as the President of the Continental Congress, John Hancock, had just signed the Declaration of Independence.

Gov. Andy Beshear’s Unemployment Scandal is a National Embarrassment

As a direct result of Gov. Andy Beshear’s shutdown orders, nearly half of Kentucky’s workforce has filed for unemployment insurance since March. As we reach the end of June, tens of thousands of Kentuckians who have filed jobless claims still have yet to receive the money they were promised and have earned.

Statement on the HB 114 Court Ruling

“The recent legal victory by Attorney General Daniel Cameron and his staff regarding 2019’s House Bill 114 is, in truth, a victory for all Kentuckians. The Attorney General was granted summary judgement in the lawsuit by former Secretary of State Alison Grimes, of which I was a main target.“The recent legal victory by Attorney General Daniel Cameron and his staff regarding 2019’s House Bill 114 is, in truth, a victory for all Kentuckians. The Attorney General was granted summary judgement in the lawsuit by former Secretary of State Alison Grimes, of which I was a main target...

2020 Regular Session Legislative Update

With a reduced staff and no visitors, efforts to promote social distancing left the marble corridors of the Capitol much quieter than usual for the final days of a budget session. However, the legislature continued to work tirelessly to complete the people’s business in a timely, but healthy manner, meeting only 53 legislative days—seven days less per the Kentucky Constitution.

Legislative Update - April 4, 2020

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