John Will Stacy

6:59 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Kentucky Rep. John Will Stacy Discusses His Retirement

John Will Stacy
Credit Legislative Research Commission

After 22 years in the state House, state Eastern Kentucky Rep. John Will Stacy will retire.

The West Liberty  Democrat is one of the longest-serving members of the House. Even so, he says he will not miss being part of the state legislature. 

"I've got a 22-year service in the General Assembly, and I think I've got a 22-year limit BS quotient," Stacy said.

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11:20 am
Wed September 25, 2013

In Kentucky Legislature, Lax Rules Govern Workplace Relationships Despite Long History of Scandal

Kentucky State Capitol
Credit Wikipedia Commons

During the 1990s, the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission’s public image was shaped primarily by the sordid antics of Kent Downey, whose day job there often overlapped with his sideline business promoting golf trips with scantily clad hostesses offering sex for money.

Downey, who was director of House operations prior to being fired in 1996, sometimes drank and caroused at work. He put strippers on the state payroll and adorned his office with pictures of scantily clad women and a small plant with condoms hanging from the branches.

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