Fayette County

Kentucky Farm Bureau makes maintaining rural roads a legislative priority for 2015

With state road fund revenue expected to shrink significantly in 2015, the Kentucky Farm Bureau has made maintaining rural roads a priority for their legislative agenda next year.

"The safe and timely transportation of our farm commodities is important to our farm economy and rural communities," bureau president Mark Haney said after the group's annual meeting in Louisville ended Saturday. "It is vital that the state has sufficient resources to maintain our roads and bridges."

Sen. Mitch McConnell, who spoke to the group, said he shared concerns about "a decaying infrastructure."