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Frankfort, KY – It had a finish fitting of March Madness as time ran down on the legislative clock and a last second shot to pass the hemp bill (Senate Bill 50) hit nothing but net.But the outcome of the game... more

Apr 2, 2013 2:38 PM Business

Frankfort, KY – With an overflow crowd on hand, the state’s Senate Agriculture Committee has unanimously passed Senate Bill 50, better known as the Industrial Hemp Bill.The bill, introduced by Sen. Paul Hornback... more

Feb 12, 2013 3:17 PM Business

Frankfort, KY – Getting a grasp on Congressional action concerning the Farm Bill has been a difficult task through the holiday period.The fiscal cliff dilemma, which overshadowed agriculture and everything else,... more

Jan 8, 2013 4:00 PM Business

Respondents to a new Gallup Poll were asked to rate 22 professions on a five-point honesty and ethics scale ranging from “very high” to “very low.” Members of Congress were at the bottom, with a whopping 54 percent of respondents... more

Dec 4, 2012 2:11 PM Business

Congress will consider overhauling debt collection in the $100 billion-a-year U.S. student loan program, replacing it with automatic withdrawals from borrowers’ paychecks tied to their income -- a system used in the U.K. Read more... more

Dec 4, 2012 2:08 PM Business