Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is continuing his block on a bill that would update safety regulations on natural gas pipelines. Paul met with members of the National Transportation Safety Board about the matter today. The legislation was introduced in response to an explosion at a gas pipeline in San Bruno, California last year that killed… Continue reading Paul Meets With NTSB to Discuss Pipeline Hold
California’s U.S. senators are calling on Kentucky’s Rand Paul to stop holding up a pipeline safety bill. The Pipeline Transportation Safety Improvement Act was introduced in February, several months after a gas pipeline burst in San Bruno, California and killed eight people. Paul has placed a procedural hold on the bill, which means it can’t… Continue reading California Senators Ask Paul to Lift Hold on Pipeline Safety Bill
Third District Congressman John Yarmuth has joined Twitter. The Louisville Democrat is far from the first Kentucky politician to join the social network. He follows Republican Senator Rand Paul and GOP congressmen Brett Guthrie, Geoff Davis and Ed Whitfield. Earlier this year, Paul and President Barack Obama had a (very) brief policy chat on Twitter over the debt ceiling.… Continue reading Congressman Yarmuth Joins Twitter
Paul told the Associated Press in an interview Thursday in Louisville that he’s being urged by supporters in several states to make a run if Congressman Ron Paul of Texas does not enter the race.