46th Legislative District 2014 Session – HB 237 Final Road Projects

  Project No. & Description 2012 HB 267/EN 05-122 – Outer Loop, Fegenbush Lane, and Beulah Church Road: Major revision of the intersection located at the Outer Loop, Fegenbush Lane, and Beulah Church Rd. Turn Lane was completed by Transportation Cabinet per agreement.   C SPP 2014 4,950,000 05-205 – I-65 Southbound Ram at KY-1065:… Continue Reading

Gov. Beshear Signs Final Bills of Legislative Session; Praises Progress Made on Education, Safety and Job Creation

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 22, 2014) – As he signed the final bills passed in the last hours of the legislative session, Governor Steve Beshear applauded the many successes of this General Assembly, which include investments in education, health care, safety and job creation for Kentuckians. Gov. Beshear took final action on 19 bills passed in… Continue Reading

Rep. Larry Clark Editorial in the Courier-Journal: AT & T bill not good for consumers

House Minority Leader Jeff Hoover recently penned a Courier-Journal op-ed in which he described the 2014 legislative session as “lackluster.” He criticized the House for not considering Senate Bill 99, which is this year’s version of what has become known as the “AT&T Bill.” Very simply put, this bill is AT&T’s bid to deregulate the… Continue Reading

Representative Larry Clark Passes Legislation on Final Day of 2014 Legislative Session

Economic development transparency legislation and transportation funding key Frankfort, KY—Tuesday at midnight saw the end of the 2014 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Representative Larry Clark (D-Louisville) was instrumental as a member of House leadership in helping to shepherd legislation through the process as the session came to an end. A compromise was… Continue Reading

House Passes Amendment Relating to Legislative Ethics

The House of Representatives has passed legislation addressing a matter of significant importance to the legislature as an institution and to our dedicated staff as well. Last week, after a half-day hearing attended by only five of eight members of the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission, the attending members could not reach a sufficient number of… Continue Reading

Kentucky General Assembly Passes Budget

A conference committee of House and Senate members in the General Assembly, passed budget bills for all three branches of state government—including a massive $20.3 billion Executive Branch spending plan for the next two years—were passed by the Kentucky General Assembly on Monday and sent to the governor just in time for the 10-day session… Continue Reading

Rep. Larry Clark’s Economic Incentive Bill for GE Appliance Park in Louisville Clears the Senate

GE Evaluating $325 million investment to strengthen Appliance Park Frankfort, KY—HB 396, sponsored by Representative Larry Clark (D-Louisville), legislation to promote advanced manufacturing expansion at GE’s Appliance Research Park, passed the Senate unanimously late yesterday. GE’s investment is expected to exceed $325 million for research and development and appliance production. This important legislation recognizes the… Continue Reading

Transparency in Government: Rep. Larry Clark’s Bill Passes Senate Committee

One Step Closer to Becoming Law House Bill 17 cleared the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Tourism and Labor with a vote of 9-0 this morning. HB 17 now goes to the Senate for their consideration. This is legislation that would increase accountability and transparency for economic development incentive programs in Kentucky. HB 17 is… Continue Reading

Legislative Update from Representative and Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark

Last week’s highlights in the General Assembly included the House of Representatives passing a budget and $20 billion spending plan for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Much of the budget includes the proposal set forth by Governor Steve Beshear, however, the House made significant changes in the budgets for education, economic development and health & human… Continue Reading

Rep. Clark’s Districts of Innovation Testing Bill Moves Forward

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill allowing those Kentucky school districts known as Districts of Innovation to develop new standardized testing models cleared its first panel Tuesday. House Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark, the bill’s sponsor, says it would affect seven Kentucky school districts. Clark says the measure is an outgrowth of the 2012 Districts of Innovation law allowing schools… Continue Reading

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