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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Gov. Bevin, Rep. Rogers, Trump Jr. Cut Ribbon on 350-Job Fibrotex USA Facility in Stearns
STEARNS, Kentucky, Aug. 29 -- Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Kentucky, issued the following news release: Gov. Matt Bevin, Congressman Hal Rogers, Donald Trump, Junior and Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News anchor, joined local officials and executives today from Fibrotex USA for a ribbon-cutting celebration for the company's first manufacturing facility in the United States, established through a partnership with Outdoor Venture Corp. (OVC). It is expected to create up to 350 full-time jobs via a $1  more

Majority Leader McConnell Issues Statement on Sen. Isakson
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Aug. 28 -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following statement regarding the announcement from Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, that he will be retiring at the end of 2019: "Today, the Senate learned with regret that one of our hardest-working friends and colleagues, Senator Johnny Isakson, has chosen to retire at the end of this year. It's been an honor to serve alongside Johnny. I could not be more grateful for his principled leadership and   more

Rep. Rose Recognizes City of Springfield, Tennessee, on Its 200th Anniversary
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- Rep. John Rose, R-Tennessee, issued the text of the following speech in the Congressional Record Aug. 27, recognizing the City of Springfield on its 200th anniversary: I rise today to recognize the City of Springfield, Tennessee, in honor of its 200th anniversary. Springfield is the county seat of Robertson County, located just north of Nashville and just south of the Tennessee- Kentucky border. With a little over 16,000 citizens, Springfield has regularly demonstrated e  more

Sen. McConnell Supports McCreary County First Responders With Federal Grant
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Aug. 27 -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following news release: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that the McCreary County Ambulance Service was awarded $153,470 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The Service plans to use the competitive federal grant funds to purchase four new cardiac monitors, replacing their outdated equipment. T  more

Sen.. Rand Paul Releases Summer 2019 Edition of 'The Waste Report'
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) Subcommittee for the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), continued his efforts to reform the big-spending status quo with the release of a Summer 2019 edition of The Waste Report. Once again, Dr. Paul's Waste Report turns the spotlight on just some of the ways the federal g  more

Senate Republicans Send Unified Message Against Democrats' Court-Packing Threat
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following news release: Today, all 53 Senate Republicans, led by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC), sent a letter to the Supreme Court of the United States condemning Democrats' recent threats to pack the Supreme Court. Full text of the letter can be found here ( "Th  more