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EKU GOV Weekly Report: Week 7

The 10-day veto recess is officially underway.

EKU GOV Weekly Report: Week 6

Adjourning with an hour of daylight remaining on the 26th day of session is something of a rarity, but the legislature did just that on their last working day this week.

EKU GOV Weekly Report: Legislative Days 19 - 23

High-drama bookended the fifth week of the session: Monday featured House floor action that ran nearly to midnight; on Friday, a controversial charter school moved out of committee and off the floor after it was all but declared dead for this session by the bill’s sponsor earlier

EKU GOV: Special Report

The Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee passed SB 153 out of committee yesterday afternoon by a vote of 12-1. Testimony was given by bill sponsor Senator David Givens, CPE President Bob King and Morehead State University President Wayne Andrews.

EKU GOV Weekly Report: Legislative Days 10 - 14

The 2017 session has nearly reached the halfway point, concluding the 14th of 30 legislative days Friday morning.  Despite widespread speculation that the session may be cut short to offset a potential special session, much work remains.

EKU GOV Weekly Report: Legislative Days 6 - 9

The General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday for Part II of the 2017 Regular Session. Over the past month, legislators relocated to new offices, were placed with administrative staff, and prepared for a flood of bill filings. Recognizing both the speed with which legislation has passed this year and the short time-frame remaining this session, visitors packed the Capitol this week.

EKU GOV Weekly Report: Legislative Days 1 – 5

The first week of the Kentucky 2017 legislative session has concluded, and the Governor has now signed all seven bills into law that saw action during the week. This is the first bill tracking report of this session, which includes the weekly summary below (slightly amended from Saturday’s report), a higher education bill tracker and a report on general

2016 Colonels at the Capitol

Eastern Kentucky University has continued to show its commitment to engaging in the legislative process by hosting the third annual Colonels at the Capitol event in Frankfort on Feb. 17, 2016. More than 100 attendees joined EKU at the Capitol including the Board of Regents, President’s Council, President’s Leaders in Action Academy, and members of the Alumni Board.

Legislative Feature: Representative Jeff Greer

EKU Alumnus: Representative Jeff Greer

By: Angela Zomaya

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