Robert Stivers

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2:15 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Senate President Calls For Infrastructure Review

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Republican Senate President Robert Stivers says he wants to review the infrastructure of Kentucky's seven river ports.

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3:07 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Stumbo, Stivers Join Chorus Of EPA Critics

House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Senate President Robert Stivers

Kentucky’s legislative leaders are in rare agreement on President Obama’s plan to curb carbon emissions.

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4:52 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Ky. Senate Votes For Shorter Sessions

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A measure trimming the length of legislative sessions in Kentucky passed the state Senate Wednesday with bipartisan support.

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3:57 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Ky. Senate Committee OKs Bill Condensing Legislative Session

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A bill that would shorten legislative sessions cleared a Kentucky Senate committee Wednesday.

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12:29 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

State Senators Dispute Kentucky's Health Reform Success Story

Senate president Robert Stivers
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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.

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2:00 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Senate Republicans Look To Scale Back Governor's Powers

Senate Republicans are pressing for a constitutional amendment that would limit the governor’s ability to issue administrative regulations.

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7:10 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Stivers Gets Nod As Next President Of GOP-Controlled State Senate

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.

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.

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