Kenny Imes

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Two state legislative resolutions calling for a national constitutional convention got a hearing Monday in Frankfort. Elections, Constitutional Amendments, and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee Chair Kenny Imes told the packed room no vote would come this session, but the issue would be studied over the next year.

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Kentucky’s top officials would be required to visit the farthest corners of the state before beginning their duties under a bill filed for the upcoming legislative session.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce leaders and local state legislators met with Murray Calloway-County Chamber members and city leaders Friday in the newly opened Marriott Hotel to outline goals for the 2017 legislative session.

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Candidates for Kentucky's State House 5th District outline their differences in a range of issues in conversations with Matt Markgraf on WKMS Sounds Good. Republican incumbent Kenny Imes and Democratic challenger David Ramey discuss the relationship between the state and higher education, regulations on businesses, minimum wage, second amendment rights and other issues they feel strongly about. The Kentucky State House of Representatives 5th District covers Calloway County and part of Trigg County.

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According to recent postings on the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance website, local state Representatives running for re-election this year are out-fundraising their opponents by a mostly wide margin.

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State Rep. Kenny Imes of Murray has pre-filed legislation for next year’s General Assembly session that would institute a seven-year expiration on all ordinary state administrative regulations.

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Democratic state Rep. Jeff Taylor of Hopkinsville has issued a challenge to Republican opponent Walker Thomas involving Gov. Matt Bevin's cuts to higher education.

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State Rep. Kenny Imes of Murray is taking on the Humane Society of the United States, penning an op-ed slamming their fundraising methods.

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The candidates for Kentucky’s 5th District House of Representatives seat are sounding off on Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed 9 percent cut to state universities.

Murray State officials are circulating a change.org petition in opposition to the cuts that has - as of Friday afternoon - gained nearly 2,500 signatures in the last two days.

David Ramey for State Representative

Calloway County Democratic Party chair David Ramey has filed to run for Republican state Rep. Kenny Imes’ 5th District seat in the Kentucky House.

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