Kentucky House Speaker pro tem Larry Clark

Government
4:18 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

House Bill to Track Economic Incentive Programs Clears Committee

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A bill that would establish a public database of economic development and tax incentives offered in Kentucky has cleared a House committee.

Representative Larry Clark (D-Louisville) filed the bill.

It would require the state’s Economic Development Cabinet to provide information on how much money the state gives to private companies for the purposes of job creation.

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Politics
2:33 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Kentucky Senate President Stivers Tells Expanded Gaming Proponents To Unify

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Kentucky’s top Republican lawmaker said pending legislation that would expand gaming across the Commonwealth will need strong, unified support.

Republican Senate President Robert Stivers told a group of Kentucky’s top business leaders this week that if backers of expanded gaming want the issue to finally pass, then they’ll have to present a united front.

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Constables
1:19 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Change in Constable Bill Could Free Up its Path to Passage

A Senate bill that would give county governments more control over constables could have enough support to become law.

Originally, both chambers pursued constitutional amendments to eliminate the office of constable altogether, spurred by several recent instances of constables abusing their power.

But an agreement not to crowd the fall ballot with constitutional amendments led to the Senate proposal.

House Speaker Pro Tempore Larry Clark says now that the bill’s scope has changed, it has a good chance of making it through the House.

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