Author - KAM

2016 Legislature…Week Three Report

The winter weather and legislative holiday had the impact of dramatically slowing down already sluggish legislative activity this week. After a slow start over the first three weeks of the 2016 Session, we expect things to pick up in the coming week, however. Tuesday, January 26, Governor Bevin will release his budget and policy proposals in his first State of the Commonwealth & Budget Address. The budget is important not only because it is the only bill legislators have to...

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2016 Legislature…Week Two Report

The General Assembly put some of their politics behind them and got down to business this week, closing out the second week of the session heading into a legislative holiday for Martin Luther King Jr. day on Monday, January 18. The legislative process has yet to reach full capacity as there are still several committees in each chamber that have yet to meet and some have already announced their intentions not to meet next week. This is not uncommon in...

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2016 Legislature…Week One Report

With one week down in the 2016 session of the General Assembly, we are already keeping our eye on the calendar. There are three dates in particular that will dictate the session: January 26 - This date has double importance. Not only will Governor Bevin deliver his State of the Commonwealth and Budget Address, but this is also the candidate filing deadline when legislators will know if they have an election opponent. First, on Governor Bevin’s address, we are interested to see...

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