Farm Bureau Meeting In Louisville This Week

Every year, delegates meet to discuss business, receive awards, elect officers and to determine their legislative priorities.

Executive Vice President David Beck says the bureau may revise its stance on certain provisions in the healthcare overhaul law, but the main focus will likely be the upcoming farm bill.

Senator Scott Brown Discusses Repeals, Cuts At U Of L

Brown’s speech largely focused on reducing spending and keeping taxes at their current levels. When asked where spending cuts should be made, he declined to specify, and said that could be determined through a thorough review of all government programs.

Weapons Stockpile On Track to Be Destroyed

This week, a nonprofit citizens’ group dedicated to monitoring the destruction of chemical weapons took Kentucky lawmakers last week to see, first hand, progress in achieving that goal. Chemical Weapons Working Group head Craig Williams says Senator Mitch McConnell was among those who saw what’s taking shape at the Bluegrass Army Depot chemical weapons site.