Sen. Rand Paul http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Officials Send Letter to DEA Urging Hemp Legalization http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-officials-send-letter-dea-urging-hemp-legalization <p>A group of Kentucky officials have sent a letter to the Drug Enforcement Agency asking for clarity on a state law that would permit the cultivation of industrial hemp.</p><p>Agriculture Commissioner James Comer drafted the letter, which was co-signed by Sen. Rand Paul and Reps. Thomas Massie and John Yarmuth, as well as Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission chairman Brian Furnish.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:42:51 +0000 Jonathan Meador 7713 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Officials Send Letter to DEA Urging Hemp Legalization Group Says Rand Paul's Proposals Would Strip Environmental Protection http://wfpl.org/post/group-says-rand-pauls-proposals-would-strip-environmental-protection <p>Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has introduced three amendments to a bill before the Senate that environmental groups say would gut protections for the environment.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 20:53:55 +0000 Erica Peterson 5331 at http://wfpl.org Group Says Rand Paul's Proposals Would Strip Environmental Protection Paul Says Some Senate Races Tough to Pick http://wfpl.org/post/paul-says-some-senate-races-tough-pick Republicans in the U.S. Senate are just as anxious to know the outcome of their races as they are for the White House. A Senate takeover is highly important to conservatives who want to repeal the federal health care law. U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky says it's tough to predict tonight's results.<p> "We've got three or four that we're trying to hang on to and we've got three or four more that we could win. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 21:16:10 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Lisa Autry 2367 at http://wfpl.org Paul Says Some Senate Races Tough to Pick