Kentucky Federal Delegation Supports Disaster Declaration

Following Kentucky’s two U.S. Senators, the six members of the state’s House delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama supporting Gov. Steve Beshear’s request for a federal disaster declaration. An outbreak of storms and tornadoes last week caused damage to several Kentucky towns and Beshear has asked the president to provide the state with […]

Paul Joins Lawsuit Against Obama’s Recess Appointments

Speaking on the Senate floor Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., announced he is filed a brief to join a lawsuit challenging President Obama’s recess appointments. In December, the president sidestepped the Senate by naming three new members to the National Labor Relations Board and installing former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to lead the […]

Guthrie: Obama Violated Constitution With Recess Appointments

Joining Republican presidential candidates and other GOP lawmakers, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Ky., blasted President Barack Obama for bypassing Congress and invoking recess appointments earlier this week. The president sidestepped the Senate by naming three new members to the National Labor Relations Board and installing former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to head the newly […]

Kentucky House Delegation Supports Bourbon Bill

The entire Kentucky delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives supports a bill to change the federal tax code to benefit the commonwealth’s bourbon industry. Lawmakers contend there is inequality in the Internal Revenue Service because bourbon is aged and must be carried in storage for extended periods compared to other distilled spirits. Introduced by Congressmen […]

Guthrie Files For Re-election

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Congressman Brett Guthrie has filed candidacy papers to seek a second term next year. The Bowling Green Republican dropped by the State Capitol to fill out the paperwork and pay his qualifying fee. He tells Kentucky Public Radio his first year in Washington has been interesting and challenging. […]