Davis Battling Heritage Foundation Over Scorecard

U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., is having a war of words with leaders of the Heritage Foundation after the Kentucky lawmaker slammed their legislative scorecard system. The group Heritage Action for America is a more aggressive grassroots arm of the conservative policy organization that recently released its ratings of the 112th Congress. Among the Kentucky […]

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 […]

Yarmuth Explains “No” Vote on Debt Ceiling Deal

After weeks of contentious negotiations, the U.S House of Representatives easily passed a measure to raise the country’s debt ceiling Monday and avoid the first federal government default. The vote was 269 to 161, but many Democratic slammed bill, including Congressman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., who released the following statement in response to his NO vote […]

Davis Still Wishful for Health Care Law Repeal

As Kentucky awaits word on a waiver to delay implementing certain provisions of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul bill, U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., is still hoping to overturn the legislation. From Davis’ Twitter: [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/RepGeoffDavis/status/89070939601502208″] Earlier this year, attempts to repeal the law passed in the Republican-controlled House but failed in Democratic-controlled Senate […]

Boehner Highlights Davis’ REINS Act

In the midst of ongoing debt ceiling negotiations, Speaker John Boehner, R-Oh., is highlighting a little known piece of legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., that is being promoted as a way to spur job growth and tackle burdensome regulation. From Twitter: [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/SpeakerBoehner/status/88261869919416321″] The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny […]