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Jessamine Democrats Supports Hemp

On the courthouse lawn in Nicholasville, the historic marker "Jessamine County Hemp" noted that our county was one of the chief producing counties in Kentucky. In fact, "it was one of the three Bluegrass counties which together produced more than one-half of hemp grown in the entire country."

The Jessamine County Democratic Executive Committee supports the legislation currently before the General Assembly to license the growth of hemp in the Commonwealth. Jessamine County farmers need a new, profitable crop to ensure the livelihood that has sustained her citizens for generations. Hemp is that crop.

According to Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, "industry leaders in automotive manufacturing, cosmetics, energy, processing and certified seed are all interested in Kentucky-grown industrial hemp." Other Republican leaders have echoed their support, including Senators Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell who are leading an effort in Washington to re-characterize h…

Help Defeat Mitch McConnell - Check the Box!

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The Kentucky Political Party Tax Check-Off allows Kentuckians to make an investment in the political party of their choice by simply making a check on their Kentucky Income Tax Form under the heading “Political Party Fund.” By checking the box next to “Kentucky Democratic Party” you allocate $2 of your tax payment toward Kentucky Democrats – $1.50 to the KDP and 50₵ to your county party. This is the single easiest way to support your Kentucky Democratic Party and it won’t cost you a dime.
This year, the tax check-off is more important than ever before. Checking the box will help us raise much needed revenue to prepare for the fight to defeat Mitch McConnell.

Remember to Check the Box

The Kentucky Political Party Tax Check Off allows Kentuckians to make an investment in the political party of their choice by simply making a check on their Kentucky Income Tax Form under the heading “Political Party Fund.” By checking the box next to “Kentucky Democratic Party” you allocate $2 of your tax payment toward Kentucky Democrats – $1.50 to the KDP and 50₵ to your county party. This is the easiest way to support your Kentucky Democratic Party and it does not raise the amount you pay or decrease your refund.
http://kydemocrat.com/news/please-remember-check-box

Gov. Beshear’s Top 10 Accomplishments of 2012

Nearly 15,000 new and protected jobs in the Commonwealth. Another practical, balanced budget, with $1.6 billion in reductions since 2008. Marshalling federal and state resources to help families and communities recover from devastating disasters. These are just a few of the accomplishments Governor Steve Beshear highlighted in his “Top 10 Accomplishments of 2012”. 
Click here for the full list.  2012 accomplishments