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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday January 05, 2020 ( 5 items )  

GAO Issues Report on Climate Change, Potential Economic Costs and Opportunities to Reduce Federal Fiscal Exposure
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on climate change. The report (GAO-20-338T) is titled "Potential Economic Costs and Opportunities to Reduce Federal Fiscal Exposure". The report was sent to Rep. Harley Rouda, D-California, chairman, and Rep. James Comer, R-Kentucky, ranking member of the House Oversight and Reform subcommittee on Environment on Dec. 19, 2019. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. What GAO Found: "The estimated  more

Rep. Comer Column: Reflecting on a Busy 2019
WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 -- Rep. James Comer, R-Kentucky, issued the following column: As we move into the new year, I've been reflecting on what we have accomplished in 2019 on behalf of the 1st Congressional District. Every time I returned to Kentucky throughout 2019, I heard loud and clear the priorities of my constituents, which have been to enact policies that put working Americans first. While this year has offered unique challenges in a time of rising partisanship, many of my congressional col  more

Sen. Paul Pays Tribute to Community Advocate, Volunteer Allgeier
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Dec. 10, paying tribute to community advocate and volunteer Mary Hulsman Allgeier: Mary Hulsman Allgeier was selected as the #1 Citizen of Schnitzelburg, a historic neighborhood in Louisville, KY. Mary has been a lifelong community advocate and volunteer. She has given to and supported those in need as a leader in Holy Family Parish for many years. In add  more

Sen. Paul Pays Tribute to Kentucky Female Veteran of the Year 2019 Weaver
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Dec. 10, paying tribute to Karen Weaver: Karen Weaver, a Kentucky native and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, has been recognized as the Kentucky Female Veteran of the Year 2019. After serving on Active Duty and in the Air Force Reserve, Karen taught science at Leestown Middle School in Lexington, KY, where she began immersing herself in volunteer work for v  more

Sen. Paul Pays Tribute to Kentucky's 2019 Veteran of the Year Col. Johnson
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Dec. 10, paying tribute to Col. Fred Johnson: Col. Fred Johnson, U.S. Army, Retired, was honored as Kentucky's 2019 Veteran of the Year. Since his retirement from the U.S. Army in 2014, Fred Johnson has immersed himself in community service in Louisville in both existing programs, such as YouthBuild and Restorative Justice Louisville, and through developing   more