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Government
1:46 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

Freshman Lawmaker Calls First Session in Frankfort "A Learning Experience"

Sen Danny Carroll (R-Paducah)
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First term state Senator Danny Carrol says the current 30 day session of the Kentucky General Assembly has been a learning experience. 

Carrol, the president of Easter Seals West Kentucky says, in business, decisions tend to be black or white.  He says he’s quickly learning that in the legislative process, there are a lot of gray areas.

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Politics
3:19 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

State Senate Votes To End Moratorium On Nuclear Construction in Kentucky

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The state Senate this week passed a bill that would lift a moratorium on the construction of nuclear power plants in Kentucky.

The bill is sponsored by Sen. Danny Carroll, a Republican from Paducah. His district is home to the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, which has been in the process of shutting down.

Carroll said lifting the moratorium would help bring jobs that have been lost at the plant.

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Government
3:37 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Senate Gives the Go Ahead for Lottery Game with Horse Racing Connections

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The Kentucky Senate has approved legislation paving the way for development of a new state lottery game that has an equine connection.  Proponents say the game would benefit the horse industry and school children.

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Government
6:04 am
Thu January 1, 2015

Danny Carroll Prepares for First Year in KY Legislature

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After 23 years of representation by Bob Leeper, Kentucky’s second senate district will have a new voice on the legislative floor this year.

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Government
11:21 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Danny Carroll Wins Kentucky's 2nd District State Senate Seat

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Republican Danny Carroll has been elected to the Kentucky State Senate’s 2nd District Seat. Carroll secured a victory Tuesday night over Democrat Jeff Parker by over 7,000 votes.

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Politics
12:29 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

2nd District State Senate Debate: Jeff Parker v Danny Carroll

Jeff Parker (left); Danny Carroll (right)
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The candidates for Kentucky’s 2nd District State Senate seat are at odds over the future of the affordable care act in the commonwealth. 

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Government
3:52 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

At a Glance: Primary Election Winners' Future Salaries

Depending on what their day jobs are, the victorious candidates from Tuesday’s primary election - and November's general election - might be in for a bit of a raise in their newly-elected positions.

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Politics
10:17 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Carroll Grabs Republican Nomination for 2nd District Senate Seat

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Easter Seals West Kentucky president Danny Carroll is the Republican nominee for the 2nd District state Senate seat being vacated by Bob Leeper.

Carroll defeated David Hoffman in Tuesday’s primary election, by a 55-45 percent margin.

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Politics
11:30 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Republican Candidates for 2nd District Senate Seat Prepare for May 20 Primary

Danny Carroll and David Hoffman

The first step to replace retiring 2nd District state Sen. Bob Leeper comes in less than three weeks as Paducah Republicans Danny Carroll and David Hoffman fight for their party’s nomination.

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Politics
10:06 am
Tue February 18, 2014

West Ky Native V.S. Small Business Manager- Stage Set for 2nd District Senate Primary

David Hoffman
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With just 90 days to the primary election contest, candidates for Kentucky’s second district State Senate seat are campaigning for their party’s nomination. Retired law enforcement officer David Hoffman and Danny Carroll mingled among other state and local GOP candidates in Paducah last night.

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