Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin attributes record-breaking business investment in the state to a new law that prohibits unions from requiring employees to pay dues in a unionized workplace. While speaking at the Capitol on May 26, 2017, he derides a lawsuit filed this week that challenges the constitutionality of the law.
The crowd reacted with boos while waving "disagree" signs as US Rep Andy Barr, R-Lexington, mentioned the American Health Care Act during a town hall meeting at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky., Monday, April 24, 2017.
Jefferson Davis presenter David Walker of Van Wert, Ohio, argues that Kentucky should keep its statue of the Confederate president in the Capitol during a visit April 21, 2017, with Association of Lincoln Presenters.
Homer Sewell III of Jasper, Ga., was one of several members of the Association of Lincoln Presenters who visited the Kentucky Capitol on April 21, 2017, and Central Kentucky this weekend to learn more about President Abraham Lincoln.
State Rep. David Meade, R-Stanford, was named co-chair of new House panel on April 19, 2017. At a news conference in the Capitol Annex, House Speaker Jeff Hoover charged the group with finding legislative solutions to improve Kentucky’s adoption process, and to present draft legislative to him by Dec. 1 in time for consideration in the 2018 law-making session that begins in January.
Jane Eller, 70, protests outside U.S. Rep. Andy Barr's speech to Commerce Lexington in downtown Lexington on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Members of Indivisible Bluegrass have attended Barr's public appearances in recent weeks, trying to put pressure on him to oppose the Trump agenda.
Republicans have a plan to replace Obama’s Affordable Care Act, and the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has some harsh critiques for it. But at the same time, conservative Republicans have some harsh critiques for the Congressional Budget Office.
"It's important for Republicans to understand that once we pass something, we will own it," Sen. Rand Paul said of the GOP health care plan. "If what we pass is not going to work, it's a bad thing to own."