Rocky Adkins

Government
3:46 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

House Panel OKs New Incentives for Coal Industry

Rep. Rocky Adkins (L) talks with House Speaker Greg Stumbo
Credit LRC Public Information

A state House panel has unanimously approved a bill to provide tax incentives to the ailing coal industry.

House Majority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins says his bill will permit tax breaks on machinery and manufacturing for coal-related companies. The Democrat says the breaks are similar to incentives enjoyed by car manufacturing plants in the state and reduce economic strain on the industry.

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Government
2:16 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Rocky Adkins Remembers Mike Haydon

Rocky Adkins
kentucky.com

Kentucky House Majority Leader Rocky Adkins says Mike Haydon was a wise and thoughtful man. Haydon was Governor Steve Beshear’s chief of staff. He died unexpectedly Sunday an apparent heart attack at his Springfield home. He was 62. Haydon was also chief of staff to Adkins before coming to work for Beshear’s office in 2007.

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