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Politics
8:12 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Mitch McConnell Supports a Kentucky State Bill Days After Saying He Generally Doesn't Do That

Mitch McConnell
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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—less than a week after he said he doesn't take positions on state-level legislation.

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Business
7:00 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Kentucky Hemp Commission Meets Today for First Time in a Decade

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For the first time in a decade, Kentucky’s industrial hemp commission will meet Wednesday.

The commission has been revived under Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, with support from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Bowling Green.

They argue that industrial hemp can create jobs for Kentucky farmers, many of whom have not recovered since the tobacco buyouts years ago.

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