Paul hires in Iowa

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has hired former Iowa GOP chairman Steve Grubbs as chief strategist in the Hawkeye State. The move suggests he is serious about running for president.
 Republicans have been reaching out to minority voting blocks in recent months, hoping to bolster support. Here's what the NAACP thinks about Kentucky's congressional delegation.

Courting New Voters

26-30 July 2014

Southern Legislative Conference. Little Rock, Arkansas

Daybook

1-2 August 2014

10 am.: "Capitalizing on our Culture" conference. SOAR.

Pikeville.

30 July - 1 Aug. 2014
American Legislative Exchange Council meeting, Dallas, Texas

The Kentucky Gazette

The Commonwealth's Journal

on Public Affairs, Government & Politics

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Birthdays

Monday, July 14 – state Rep. Sal Santoro, 63; Tuesday, July 15 – state Sen. Jimmy Higdon, 61; Friday, July 18 – state Rep. Donna Mayfield, 59; Saturday, July 19 – state Rep. Tom Burch, 83; Monday, July 21 – state Rep. Diane St. Onge, 58; Thursday, July 24 – state Rep. Larry Clark, 69, and U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, 41.

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

and Mary Alford, Owenton