Rep. Larry Clark Speaks Out on Why Right-to-Work is Wrong for Kentucky

By Representative Larry Clark -Governor Matt Bevin has made it no secret that he favors so-called “right-to-work” legislation for the upcoming session of the Kentucky General Assembly.  His Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives echo this support and by all appearances intend to put the issue front and center when the legislature convenes this… Continue Reading

Weekend lane closure on Interstate 265 West in Jefferson County for sound barrier installation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 12, 2016) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a lane closure scheduled for this weekend on Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway). Contract crews will be working on the foundation for sound barrier construction between Smyrna Parkway and the Pennsylvania Run Road overpass (mile points 13.6 to 14.3). The right… Continue Reading

Flyer gives eighth-graders tips about high school success

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 25, 2016) —Kentucky eighth-graders headed for high school in the fall might find “High School Basics,” a four-page flyer, helpful. The free flyer can be ordered from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). “High School Basics” has sections about: ·         Credits and graduation requirements. ·         Calculating a GPA. ·         Reading a… Continue Reading

CHFS Officials Working to Enhance System Rollout for benefind Customers encouraged to use new self-service portal to reduce delays

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 24, 2016) — On Feb. 29, Kentucky initiated a statewide rollout of a new computerized benefits system. The system, known as benefind, is the fifth and final release phase of the kynect system, which was designed and developed by the prior administration. Benefind is an application hub that brings together all programs… Continue Reading

CHFS Officials Working to Enhance System Rollout for benefind Customers encouraged to use new self-service portal to reduce delays

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 24, 2016) — On Feb. 29, Kentucky initiated a statewide rollout of a new computerized benefits system. The system, known as benefind, is the fifth and final release phase of the kynect system, which was designed and developed by the prior administration. Benefind is an application hub that brings together all programs… Continue Reading

‘Surviving College’ booklets can help freshmen, adults

“Surviving College,” a guide that helps college freshmen succeed during their first year on campus, is available free from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). The 36-page booklet includes sections about: · Majors and class schedules. · Staying healthy and safe on campus. · Learning styles and study tips. · Campus life. · Financial… Continue Reading

Gov. Bevin Wrong to Say Democrats Not Working on Budget

Kentucky Democratic Party responds to Gov. Bevin’s misleading video FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 7, 2016) – “Either Gov. Matt Bevin doesn’t know how the process works, or he was trying to distort the truth and mislead people with his video today on social media,” said Rep. Sannie Overly, chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party. “While Gov. Bevin… Continue Reading

Town Hall Meeting Invitation from Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt

Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt plans to conduct town hall meetings across the state to gather input to assist the Kentucky Department of Education in designing a new accountability system. It is my goal to collaborate with legislators, educators, students and the public to produce a system that is fair, reliable, valid and simpler. Commissioner Pruitt… Continue Reading

Rep. Larry Clark Reports that Sound Barrier Construction Underway

Rep. Clark Secured Funding for Critical I-265 Sound Barrier in 2014 Budget  Louisville, KY (February 19, 2016) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office advises motorists to be aware of impending construction along westbound Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) just east of the Smyrna Parkway interchange  (mile point 13.5).  Work is scheduled to begin… Continue Reading

Free booklet helps students, parents plan for college

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2016) — Kentuckians planning for higher education will find “The College Circuit,” a booklet published by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), to be a useful resource. It can be used by students ranging in age from middle school to adults. Parents and counselors can also use it to help… Continue Reading

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