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The Political happenings of Madison County, KY

Andy Barr: Share Your Story

Andy Barr

Dear Friend,

There are more than 300,000 small businesses in Kentucky, employing over 600,000 people – nearly half of all jobs in the Commonwealth.  Clearly, small businesses play a critical role in our state’s economy.

As I travel through the Sixth District, I meet with small business owners and employees who tell me about the costs of federal regulations.  The time and expense it takes to comply with federal rules can prevent a business from expanding, hiring more employees, or further investing in the community. Continue reading Andy Barr: Share Your Story

Lt. Gov. Hampton to Headline National Conference

Jenean Hampton

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has been invited to discuss the model and success of her entrepreneurship competition (the Lt. Gov.’s Entrepreneurship Challenge) at the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) annual conference in Nashville this week in front of a bipartisan audience of Lt. Governors from across the United States.

“I’m thrilled to see other states turning to Kentucky as a leader on how to engage the next generation with entrepreneurship and education, which are critical components of our future economic growth and workforce development,” said Lt. Gov. Hampton.

Continue reading Lt. Gov. Hampton to Headline National Conference

McConnell: We Look Forward to Seeing John McCain Soon

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following statement regarding Senator John McCain:

“John McCain is a hero to our Conference and a hero to our country. He has never shied from a fight and I know that he will face this challenge with the same extraordinary courage that has characterized his life. The entire Senate family’s prayers are with John, Cindy and his family, his staff, and the people of Arizona he represents so well. Continue reading McConnell: We Look Forward to Seeing John McCain Soon