Press | January 11, 2019

U.S. House Approves Back Pay for Federal Employees Impacted by Partial Shutdown

WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill today ensuring all furloughed federal employees will be fully compensated when the partial government shutdown ends. On Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved the same bill, S. 24, the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019. The legislation requires that all employees be paid as soon as possible when the remaining federal agencies reopen. "It is my hope that this bill will at least provide some certainty to federal workers ...


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Press | Jan 11, 2019

Laurel County Student Earns Internship with Congressman Rogers

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) welcomes Katelyn Hughes to Washington, DC as part of the University of Kentucky's "WilDCats at the Capitol" Internship Program. She is a 2017 gr...

Press | Jan 8, 2019

Rogers, McConnell Continue Efforts to Designate Mill Springs Battlefield a National Monument

WASHINGTON, DC -- Designating Mill Springs Battlefield as a National Monument remains a priority for both U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) a...

Press | Dec 21, 2018

Floyd County Students Win 2018 Congressional App Challenge

Floyd County Students Win 2018 Congressional App Challenge WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today that a team of Floyd County students have won the 2018 Congressiona...