Yesterday marked the start of a new legislative session in Frankfort.
The 2024 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is considered a “long” session due to the 60-day period, which will include passing the state’s budget for the next two years.
With the beginning of the session, Keith West files this report from Frankfort.
Russell County is currently represented by Rep. Josh Branscum of Russell Springs in the House of Representatives while Sen. Rick Girdler of Somerset represents Russell County in the Senate.
WJRS NEWS will follow developments in Frankfort throughout the session and bring you updates on local news.