Julian Carroll

Government
3:12 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Kentucky Lawmakers Say Senate Moves at Slower Pace than House

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The Kentucky general assembly is about a third of the way through the 2014 session.  As is the case in most Kentucky legislative sessions, a great deal of the voting comes in the later weeks and days. 

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Politics
7:16 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Kentucky Senator Proposes Doubling Fines to Fund State Raises

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Sen. Julian Carroll has filed a bill that would pay for state employee raises by doubling fines for traffic and misdemeanor offenses. The Madisonville Messenger reports that if Senate Bill 171 passes it would raise enough money to pay for a four percent salary increase for state employees by 2015. Carroll says the cost would be about $20 million.

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Government
12:16 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Former Gov. Carroll Says Doctors Need to Cut Prescriptions

Julian Carroll

A former Kentucky governor believes physicians have helped fuel the state’s problem with prescription drug abuse by over-prescribing medications. 

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