Kentucky General Assembly Photos

2022 Interim and Special Sessions

Updated  September 20, 2022


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2022 Interim Session


FRANKFORT, September 20, -- Sen. John Schickel, R-Union, presents information about future legislation that would allow homeschool students to receive KEES scholarship money, in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

9/20/22

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FRANKFORT, September 20, -- Senate Minority Caucus Chair Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, asks a question concerning Kentucky’s successes in education, in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

9/20/22

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FRANKFORT, September 20, -- Rep. Patrick Flannery, R-Olive Hill, presents information about insurance coverage for fertility preservation services for cancer patients, in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Banking and Insurance.

9/20/22

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FRANKFORT, September 20, -- Rep. Tina Bojanowski, D-Louisville, asks a question concerning stipends for teachers who participate as mentors in teacher apprenticeship programs, in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

9/20/22

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FRANKFORT, September 20, -- Rep. Killian Timoney, R-Lexington, comments on using KEES scholarship money for homeschool students, in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

9/20/22

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2022 Special Session


FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Rep. John Blanton, R-Salyersville, is congratulated upon the passage of House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in the House.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, speaks about the specifics of Senate Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in the Senate.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- House Minority Whip Angie Hatton, D-Whitesburg, speaks on House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in the House.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Sen. Robin L. Webb, D-Grayson, speaks in the Senate on a resolution honoring those who lost their lives in the recent flooding in Eastern Kentucky.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Rep. Chris Fugate, R-Chavies, recounts the days of rain and flooding during a discussion of House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in the House.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Sen. Phillip Wheeler, R-Pikeville, speaks in the Senate on a resolution honoring those who lost their lives in the recent flooding in Eastern Kentucky.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Rep. Tina Bojanowski, D-Louisville (left), speaks with Rep. Josie Raymond, D-Louisville, in the House.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Rep. Phillip Pratt, R-Georgetown, listens as House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, is presented in the House.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 26, -- Rep. Tom Burch, D-Louisville (left), is congratulated by Rep. Kimberly Poore Moser, R-Taylor Mill, on his last day in the House chamber.

8/26/22

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FRANKFORT, August 25, -- Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, expresses concerns about how campaign finance reports are collected during a joint meeting of the Senate State and Local Government and House Elections, Constitutional Amendments, and Intergovernmental Affairs committees.

8/25/22

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FRANKFORT, August 25, -- Rep. Lisa Willner, D-Louisville, asks if providing daycare for nurses will help alleviate the nursing shortage in Kentucky during a joint meeting of the House Health and Family Services and Senate Health and Welfare committees.

8/25/22

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FRANKFORT, August 25, -- Sen. Johnnie Turner, R-Harlan, describes in the Senate the devastating damage he witnessed in the aftermath of the floods that hit Eastern Kentucky.

8/25/22

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FRANKFORT, August 25, -- Sen. Brandon Smith, R-Hazard, describes in the Senate some of the hardships the people in his area are experiencing in the aftermath of the flooding in Eastern Kentucky.

8/25/22

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FRANKFORT, August 24, -- Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, presents Senate Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in a joint meeting of the House and Senate Appropriations and Revenue committees.

8/24/22

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FRANKFORT, August 24, -- Rep. John Blanton, R-Salyersville, presents House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in a joint meeting of the House and Senate Appropriations and Revenue committees.

8/24/22

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FRANKFORT, August 24, -- Sen. Stephen West, R-Paris, (left) speaks with Sen. Brandon J. Storm, R-London, in the Senate chamber before the day’s session.

8/24/22

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FRANKFORT, August 24, -- (left to right) Speaker of the House David W. Osborne, R-Prospect; House Majority Caucus Chair Suzanne Miles, R-Owensboro; and House Majority Floor Leader Steven Rudy, R-Paducah, confer at the Speaker’s desk in the House.

8/24/22

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FRANKFORT, August 24, -- House Minority Whip Angie Hatton, D-Whitesburg, signs paperwork as a cosponsor of House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in the House.

8/24/22

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FRANKFORT, August 24, -- Rep. Chris Fugate, R-Chavies, signs paperwork as a cosponsor of House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in the House.

8/24/22

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FRANKFORT, August 24, -- Rep. Ashley Tackett Laferty, D-Martin, (left) and Rep. Norma Kirk-McCormick, R-Inez, sign paperwork as cosponsors of House Bill 1, a disaster relief bill for flood damage in Eastern Kentucky, in the House.

8/24/22

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2022 Interim Session


FRANKFORT, July 19, -- (left to right) Floyd County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Thacker, Rep. Ashley Tackett Laferty, D-Martin, and Prestonsburg Police Chief Ross Shurtleff, honor Floyd County officers that were killed in a recent ambush in Floyd County, during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection. Those honored were: Floyd County Sheriff's Deputy William Petry, Prestonsburg Police Capt. Ralph Frasure and Prestonsburg Officer Jacob Chaffins, as well as K-9 Deputy, Drago.

7/20/22

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FRANKFORT, July 19, -- Rep. Kevin D. Bratcher, R-Louisville, asks about the accuracy of voting results in Kentucky during a discussion of voting systems, in the Interim Joint Committee on State Government.

7/19/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, comments during a discussion of Medicaid reimbursement for dental services, during a meeting of the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Sen. Karen Berg, D-Louisville, comments during a discussion of charitable bail groups, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Rep. John Blanton, R-Salyersville, comments on his bill from the 2022 session concerning charitable bail groups, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Rep. Randy Bridges, R-Paducah, asks a question concerning what types of energy production are going to make up for its shortfall, in the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- House Minority Caucus Chair Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort, comments on the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s efforts to recruit more large animal veterinarians, in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Benton, asks a question concerning home and community-based service wavers, during a meeting of the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Rep. Daniel Fister, R-Versailles, comments on the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s efforts to recruit more large animal veterinarians, in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Rep. Keturah Herron, D-Louisville, asks if there could be more classes in middle and high schools that could steer students toward being large animal veterinarians, in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Senate President Pro Tem David P. Givens, R-Greensburg, comments on the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association’s efforts in conjunction with state agencies to build agriculture research centers on the University of Kentucky agriculture farm in Woodford County, in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, comments during a discussion of home and community-based service wavers, during a meeting of the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Committee Co-chair Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, comments on the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association’s efforts in conjunction with state agencies to build agriculture research centers on the University of Kentucky agriculture farm in Woodford County, in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Rep. Shawn McPherson, R-Scottsville, comments on the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s efforts to recruit more large animal veterinarians, in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Sen. Gerald A. Neal, D-Louisville, comments during a discussion of charitable bail groups, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Rep. Jason Petrie, R-Elkton, comments during a discussion of charitable bail groups, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Committee Co-chair Sen. Brandon Smith, R-Hazard, comments concerning the electric grid reliability and summer energy demand, in the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Sen. Robin L. Webb, D-Grayson, comments on the shortage of large animal veterinarians returning to the state and working in rural areas after graduation, in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Rep. Bill Wesley, R-Ravenna, comments concerning the electric grid reliability and summer energy demand, in the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 7, -- Committee Co-chair Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Crofton, asks about bail thresholds during a discussion of charitable bail groups, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

7/9/22

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FRANKFORT, July 5, -- Rep. Ken Fleming, R-Louisville, asks about possible changes in the use of reformulated gasoline during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation.

7/5/22

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FRANKFORT, July 5, -- Sen. David Yates, D-Louisville, comments on future electric vehicle charging stations across the state during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation.

7/5/22

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FRANKFORT, July 5, -- Rep. Samara Heavrin, R-Leitchfield, asks about state funds matching federal funds for electric vehicle charging stations during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation.

7/5/22

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FRANKFORT, July 5, -- Rep. Ashley Tackett Laferty, D-Martin, comments on future electric vehicle charging stations across the state during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation.

7/5/22

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FRANKFORT, July 5, --  Rep. Derek Lewis, R-London (left), confers with Rep. Josh Branscum, R-Russell Springs, during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation.

7/5/22

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FRANKFORT, July 5, -- Rep. Tom Smith, R-Corbin, comments on taxation of electric vehicles during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation.

7/5/22

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FRANKFORT, June 9, -- Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, comments during a discussion of a recent Tennessee bill that requires a defendant convicted of vehicular homicide while intoxicated to pay child support to the victim’s children until they reach 18 years of age, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

6/9/22

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FRANKFORT, June 9, -- Sen. Karen Berg, D-Louisville, comments during a discussion of a recent Tennessee bill that requires a defendant convicted of vehicular homicide while intoxicated to pay child support to the victim’s children until they reach 18 years of age, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

6/9/22

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FRANKFORT, June 9, -- Rep. Jason Petrie, R-Elkton, comments during a discussion of persistent felony offender sentencing in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

6/9/22

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FRANKFORT, June 9, -- Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture Co-chair Rep. Richard Heath, R-Mayfield, comments during a discussion of the impact of inflation on Kentucky’s agricultural industry.

6/9/22

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FRANKFORT, June 9, -- Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Benton, listens to video testimony by Tennessee State Representative Mark Hall concerning his recent Tennessee bill that requires a defendant convicted of vehicular homicide while intoxicated to pay child support to the victim’s children until they reach 18 years of age, in the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary.

6/9/22

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FRANKFORT, June 9, -- Rep. Matthew Koch, R-Paris, comments during a discussion of the impact of inflation on Kentucky’s agricultural industry in the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.

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FRANKFORT, June 7, -- Rep. Charles Miller, D-Louisville, comments on teacher shortages and how to recruit and retain more teachers during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

6/7/22

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FRANKFORT, June 7, -- Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, asks a question during a discussion of rehiring teachers during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

6/7/22

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FRANKFORT, June 7, -- Rep. Jeffery Donohue, D-Fairdale, asks a question during a discussion of rehiring teachers during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

6/7/22

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FRANKFORT, June 7, -- Rep. Kim Banta, R-Ft. Mitchell, comments on teacher shortages during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

6/7/22

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FRANKFORT, June 7, -- Rep. Tina Bojanowski, D-Louisville, comments on teacher shortages during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education.

6/7/22

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