Branscum named vice chair of economic development committee

Representative Josh Branscum of Russell Springs was recently announced as the new vice chair of the Kentucky House’s Economic Development and Workforce Investment Committee.

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, a committee chair “serves as the parliamentary head of a committee. The chair sets the committee’s agenda, determining when—or in many states, whether—bills will be considered.”

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