Sen. Rand Paul http://wfpl.org en Mitch McConnell Supports a Kentucky State Bill Days After Saying He Generally Doesn't Do That http://wfpl.org/post/mitch-mcconnell-supports-kentucky-state-bill-days-after-saying-he-generally-doesnt-do <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told RollCall on Wednesday that he supports a bill filed in the Kentucky state legislature that aids his junior Senate counterpart</span><span style="color: rgb(84, 84, 84); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18.200000762939453px;">—</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">less than a week after he said he doesn't take positions on state-level legislation.</span></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:12:39 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8855 at http://wfpl.org Mitch McConnell Supports a Kentucky State Bill Days After Saying He Generally Doesn't Do That Kentucky Hemp Commission Meets Today for First Time in a Decade http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-hemp-commission-meets-today-first-time-decade <p>For the first time in a decade, Kentucky’s industrial hemp commission will meet Wednesday.</p><p>The commission <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/long-dormant-kentucky-hemp-commission-will-be-revived">has been revived under Agriculture Commissioner James Comer</a>, with support from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Bowling Green.</p><p>They argue that industrial hemp can create jobs for Kentucky farmers, many of whom have not recovered since the tobacco buyouts years ago.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 2493 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Hemp Commission Meets Today for First Time in a Decade