Friend of Kentucky Cities

StOnge friend of citiesThank you to the Kentucky League of Cities for naming me a Friend of Kentucky Cities. I’m very proud of our cities, and I have worked hard as a legislator on behalf of our communities.

$67.5 Million Road Improvement Projects Announced for Boone County

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced in August a $67.5 million infrastructure grant for three road projects in Boone County along I-71/75. The need for these projects is greatly amplified by the tremendous job growth in our area in the last 5 years — ($1.5 billion Amazon shipping hub, and other major expansions announced by FedEx, Verst Logistics, DHL and Kroger, adding hundreds of jobs and ramping up commerce in Northern Kentucky). Improvements will include double diamond crossovers at the Mt. Zion Road (KY 536) interchange and Richwood Road (KY 338) interchange, eliminating left-hand turns, and additional merging lanes on the interstate from Mt. Zion Road to US 42. We are excited to see these projects begin!40092243_2010448429007052_5278869407873892352_n

Talking Technology

Thanks to “In Focus Kentucky” host Mario Anderson for the opportunity, as chair of the House Committee on Small Business and Information Technology, to talk about the future of technology in Kentucky in recent weeks.

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