Kenny Imes

LRC Public Information

Proposed amendments to the Kentucky constitution that would move elections for statewide officers to even-numbered years and grant the General Assembly broad powers to review executive branch regulations are moving forward in the House. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

West Kentucky lawmakers offered their thoughts on ‘the big three’ potential agenda items when lawmakers convene in Frankfort for the regular session beginning in January: pension reform, tax reform and the budget. Republican State Senator Stan Humphries and Republican State Representative Kenny Imes spoke at a recent Chamber luncheon in Murray. In addition to the major items they touched on other issues, including the long-awaited expansion of Highway 641 South and funding for higher education.

Republican Party of Kentucky via release

Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins has formally filed to run as a candidate for the 5th District state house seat. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky’s fifth district State Representative and the Calloway County Judge Executive could switch seats in 2018. 

David Ramey, via Twitter

Calloway County Democratic Party Chair David Ramey plans on running again for the Kentucky 5th District House Seat in 2018. 

LRC, Public Information

Republican State Representative Kenny Imes of Murray said Wednesday he will not seek re-election to the 5th District seat and instead run for Calloway County Judge Executive. 

LRC PUBLIC INFORMATION

Republican Kentucky State Representative Kenny Imes said he admires House Speaker Jeff Hoover for stepping down from his leadership position.

lrc.state.ky.us

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.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

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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