2012 Legislative Session Report to the 46th District by Representative and Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark

The 2012 session of the General Assembly was a budget session and the Legislature passed House Bill 265, the two-year budget bill. This bill represents an $18.5 billion spending plan for state government over the next two years. In the House, we started out with goals of protecting basic education funding and health and human… Continue Reading

2012 Transportation Budget Report to the Citizens of the 46th District by Representative and Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark

Transportation and infrastructure projects are critical to the quality and growth of the communities within the 46th District. I was able to secure funding in HB 267, the Biennial Construction Plan for our District.  Click here for a detailed listing of these road projects and their funding for your convenience. Highlighted Projects Project No. 05-403,… Continue Reading

David Williams Denies Kentucky Voters the Opportunity to Vote on Casino Gaming During 2012 Legislative Session

Kentucky voters were denied the opportunity to vote on expanded casino gaming because Senate President David Williams did not allow the legislation to pass the Senate.  “Senate Bill 151 would have placed the casino issue on the ballot,” says House Speaker Pro Tem, Representative Larry Clark (D-Louisville).  “Over 87% of the voters in my District… Continue Reading

Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark Instrumental in Securing Funding for Indigent Medical Care

FRANKFORT, KY– Rep. Larry Clark was instrumental in securing the state’s portion of funding for indigent medical care provided through the Quality and Charity Care Trust Agreement (the “QCCT”). The QCCT is an agreement among the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Louisville Metro and the University of Louisville to provide medical care at the University of Louisville… Continue Reading

House passes Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark’s jobs-saving bill to help businesses avoid a $600 million federal tax hike

The Kentucky House of Representatives, on a vote of 97-0, passed House Bill 495, legislation authorizing a plan to pay interest payments on federal loans made to Kentucky to pay unemployment insurance claims over the past three years. “Because of  the difficult economy we are just now emerging from, Kentucky’s demand for unemployment insurance has… Continue Reading

Rep. Larry Clark Moves to Expand Metropolitan College Tuition Program

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – In the 14 years since it started, more than 2,600 people have had their college tuition paid for through their participation in the Metropolitan College Program. Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark has filled House Bill 405 to increase the number of students whose tuition and costs may be taken in to… Continue Reading

Rep. Larry Clark Files Auto Industry Jobs Creation Bill

Rep. Larry Clark (D, Okolona) today introduced House Bill 400, legislation amending the 2007 Kentucky Jobs Retention Act (KJRA) to promote the automotive industry in Kentucky.   Amendments to the act are designed to spur job creation and significant investments at Kentucky’s automotive and parts manufacturing facilities suchas Georgetown’s Toyota Motor Manufacturing facility and General Motors’… Continue Reading

Rep. Clark invites TAPP students to testify in Frankfort

(WAVE) -In Jefferson County there are young women who have been through things that many people can’t imagine before they turn 18. These young women aren’t just responsible for themselves, they are mothers. With the help of a program that’s gained national attention, many are getting a second chance. Dozens of students and administrators with the Teenage… Continue Reading

Rep. Larry Clark Files Bill to Boost Purses at KY Racetracks

Legislation will bring in revenue from Internet wagering – Representative Larry Clark has filed legislation, aimed at generating a new revenue source to supplement purses paid at Kentucky horse racing tracks.  House Bill 229 will collect revenue from advance deposit account wagering companies that accept wagers on horse races from Kentucky residents.  The advent of ADW… Continue Reading

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