Press | December 5, 2019

Rogers, McConnell File Legislation for Kentucky's First National Heritage Designation

WASHINGTON, DC -- Teaming up again to advocate for progress in Eastern Kentucky, Congressman Hal Rogers and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed companion bills on Thursday in the House and Senate to begin the federal process to designate Southern and Eastern Kentucky as the Kentucky Wildlands National Heritage Area. The legislation comes on the heels of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE's grant award from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) earlier this year to brand the region, famously exp...


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Press | Dec 4, 2019

Congress Sends Robocall Legislation on for President Trump's Signature

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Hal Rogers applauds passage of the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act to combat fraudulent robocalls and boost enforcement efforts agai...

Press | Nov 14, 2019

Congressman Rogers Nominates State Rep. David Meade as an Angel in Adoption

WASHINGTON, DC -- Kentucky State Representative David Meade was recognized on Thursday in Washington, DC as one of the nation's Angels in Adoption. Meade was nominated for the award by Congressman Hal...

Press | Nov 8, 2019

Congressman Rogers Celebrates New Nursing & EMS Program at the McCreary Center

WHITLEY CITY, Ky. -- Congressman Hal Rogers joined local leaders at the Somerset Community College - McCreary Center in Whitley City on Friday morning to celebrate a new program that will soon educate...