Robert Stivers http://wuky.org en Ky. Senate Votes For Shorter Sessions http://wuky.org/post/ky-senate-votes-shorter-sessions <p>A measure trimming the length of legislative sessions in Kentucky passed the state Senate Wednesday with bipartisan support. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:52:35 +0000 Josh James 46169 at http://wuky.org Ky. Senate Votes For Shorter Sessions Ky. Senate Committee OKs Bill Condensing Legislative Session http://wuky.org/post/ky-senate-committee-oks-bill-condensing-legislative-session <p>A bill that would shorten legislative sessions cleared a Kentucky Senate committee Wednesday. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:57:39 +0000 Josh James 45816 at http://wuky.org Ky. Senate Committee OKs Bill Condensing Legislative Session State Senators Dispute Kentucky's Health Reform Success Story http://wuky.org/post/state-senators-dispute-kentuckys-health-reform-success-story <p>A statement made by State Senate President Robert Stivers on the Senate floor Thursday kicked off more than an hour of debate about health reform. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:29:20 +0000 Josh James 43957 at http://wuky.org State Senators Dispute Kentucky's Health Reform Success Story Senate Republicans Look To Scale Back Governor's Powers http://wuky.org/post/senate-republicans-look-scale-back-governors-powers <p>Senate Republicans are pressing for a constitutional amendment that would limit the governor’s ability to issue administrative regulations. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:00:12 +0000 Josh James 42719 at http://wuky.org Senate Republicans Look To Scale Back Governor's Powers Stivers Gets Nod As Next President Of GOP-Controlled State Senate http://wuky.org/post/stivers-gets-nod-next-president-gop-controlled-state-senate <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Senate Republicans selected a mountain politician to be their top leader on Tuesday in a move that ensures Kentucky's Appalachian region remains well-represented in the Legislature.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Robert Stivers of Manchester was chosen to become Senate president during a closed caucus in Frankfort. He will replace former Burkesville lawmaker David Williams, who resigned to accept a judicial position in southern Kentucky.</span></p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:10:30 +0000 Associated Press 24030 at http://wuky.org Stivers Gets Nod As Next President Of GOP-Controlled State Senate