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Members of the Scott County Board of Education are responsible for our community’s most precious resource and the key to its future, our children and their educational opportunities.

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The first week of the 2020 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly has come to a close. We had a productive week in Frankfort and left with confidence in what the session has in store. It was a pleasure to begin the session last Tuesday with a visit from the 100th Army Band from For…

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Recently, I have been asked about the possibility of making Scott County a “Second Amendment sanctuary county.” 

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Legislators from across the state are preparing to convene the Kentucky House and Senate to do the work of the people. To prepare for this session, I have been meeting with constituents, reading pre-filed bills and listening to testimony from officials for the past several months. However, I…

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Merry Christmas! We are only a couple of days away from a much-anticipated break. With the holiday season upon us, our attention naturally turns to thoughts of spending time with family and friends, the hustle and bustle of Christmas activities and hopes for the New Year. It is a very exciti…

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This year’s Interim Joint Committee meetings have come to an end, giving us a peek at the topics we will likely consider during the 2020 Regular Session. With the session just weeks away, committees spent time delving into issues like the opioid crisis, local taxation and high pension costs,…

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As surprising as this may sound, presidents behaving badly is not new. President Trump is just the latest. Politicians have been skirting the law since the creation of politicians. This in no way condones bad behavior, yet if every conversation of every president was investigated, I believe …

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Legislators spent this week in Frankfort wrapping up many of our Interim Joint Committees. Over the last few months, agencies, organizations, and constituents have brought their agendas to Frankfort to lay the groundwork for issues we will consider during the 2020 Session. I have shared abou…

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This fall, I’ve been visiting our schools and have seen first-hand the excitement and creativity taking place in our classrooms. 

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For the 700,000 Kentuckians who struggle with hunger — including nearly 1 in 5 of Kentucky’s children — receiving protein-rich food from their local food pantry can help them get through a tough patch.

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The impeachment inquiry in the U.S. House of Representatives has moved into a new phase in which witnesses are testifying publicly in front of the House Intelligence Committee and being questioned by members of both political parties.

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There is no doubt that putting in place quality infrastructure, including roads, bridges and water systems, is incredibly vital to our quality of life. We depend on safe roads, quality drinking water and reliable forms of energy. It makes perfect sense that these should be among the most imp…

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Americans everywhere will be honoring members of the armed forces as we celebrate Veterans Day. November 11 of each year is the day set aside to ensure our veterans know we deeply appreciate the sacrifices they have made to keep our country free and safe and to protect our right to recite th…

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What will you be doing on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month? My plans for that day are reflection. The 11th day of November is set aside every year as Veterans Day to pay our respects to not only veterans who are no longer with us, but also brave men and women, past and present…