Kenny Imes

Politics
9:33 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

Heath, Imes Come Up Short in Statewide Office Bids

State Rep. Richard Heath
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Kentucky state Sen. Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville won his bid for the Republican nomination for attorney general, but two western Kentucky lawmakers came up short in Tuesday's Republican primary.

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Government
6:40 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Eight Running for Kentucky State Treasurer

State Rep. Rick Nelson is the latest to enter the race for state treasurer.
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A state lawmaker from eastern Kentucky has joined a crowded field for State Treasurer.

Representative Rick Nelson of Bell County is seeking the office being vacated by term-limited Todd Hollenbach.

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Politics
1:58 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Republican Candidates for Statewide Offices to Make Their Case in Murray Next Weekend

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Western Kentucky Republicans will get their first taste of the 2015 campaign season next weekend at the Calloway County Republican Party's annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner.

The dinner will be held Saturday, March 14th at Murray State University's Curris Center. Calloway GOP chair Greg Delancey says this year’s event is themed around Kentucky’s gubernatorial race and winning control of Kentucky’s statewide constitutional offices.

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Politics
4:25 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Rep Jim Glenn Seeking Kentucky Treasurer's Office

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A member of the Kentucky House has joined a crowded field of candidates for State Treasurer.

Democratic Representative Jim Glenn of Owensboro says he’d like to help more families become financially literate.

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Politics
11:52 am
Fri January 23, 2015

State Rep Kenny Imes Announces Bid for Kentucky Treasurer

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Kentucky’s 5th District State Rep Kenny Imes says he’s in the race for State Treasurer.

He filed his candidacy with the Secretary of State's office today. 

The Murray Republican says that, beside Attorney General candidate Whitney Westerfield from Hopkinsville, there aren’t enough West Kentuckians running for executive office.

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Government
8:39 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Imes' Bill to Move State Election Cycles to Even-Number Years

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A west Kentucky lawmaker is looking to reform state election cycles in an effort to save the state potentially $50 million every four years and boost voter turnout.  

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Government
4:03 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

As General Assembly Winds Down, Imes Looks to 2015 for Stalled Legislation

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As the 2014 Kentucky General Assembly draws to a close, some western Kentucky lawmakers will have to think about which pieces of stalled legislation they will bring to Frankfort again next year.

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Politics
2:44 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Harrington Drops Out of 5th District Race, Imes To Run Unopposed

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Calloway County Attorney David Harrington is dropping out of the state house race for the 5th district.

The Democrat says that despite information he was given prior to filing, he found that he would have to retire as county attorney before September 30th in order to run, something he does not want to do.

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Politics
4:51 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Two State Representatives Receive Challengers Before Filing Deadline

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Two Western Kentucky State House candidates have emerged just as the January 28th deadline approaches for candidates to file to run for political office. 

Republican Randy Bridges of Paducah has filed to run against Democrat Gerald Watkins for the 3rd district state house seat.  And Democrat David Harrington of Murray is running against Kenny Imes in the 5th district. 

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Politics
7:27 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Parks Privatization Bill Filed In KY House

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Two West Kentucky lawmakers are supporting a bill that would let the state lease public land for private development.

Under legislation from Republican Representatives Richard Heath and Ken Imes, hotels and other private developments could be built in public parks, with the state's permission.

But Imes says the bill isn’t about privatization.

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