Ky voices: Rand Paul: Legalize hemp to aid Ky. economy

Published: December 15, 2012       By Rand Paul A recent national poll concluded that 43 percent of Americans believe unemployment and job creation is the most important issue facing our country. So it's no surprise that Republicans and Democrats in Washington claim to be big supporters of creating jobs. But the truth is … Continue reading Ky voices: Rand Paul: Legalize hemp to aid Ky. economy

Resources for Kentuckians Affected by Friday’s Tornadoes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Resources for Kentuckians Affected by Friday's Tornadoes My staff in Kentucky has been on the ground surveying the damage from Friday's tornado devastation. They have compiled the following information to share with affected Kentuckians and opportunities for those who wish to volunteer or donate items. Please share this information with your friends and neighbors. … Continue reading Resources for Kentuckians Affected by Friday’s Tornadoes

Rand Paul response to HEMP

February 2, 2012 Dear Ms. Krider, Thank you for contacting me regarding industrial hemp farming. I appreciate hearing your thoughts on this issue. In May 2011, Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) introduced the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011 (H.R. 1831). This legislation would exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana. Industrial hemp would be … Continue reading Rand Paul response to HEMP

In Kentucky, Tea Party star Rand Paul won a Republican primary for a US Senate

Republicans Stirring the Pot   Chris Goldstein Wednesday, 02 June 2010 09:34 America’s new crop of Republicans is showing support for medical and legal marijuana. The issue touches on state’s rights, personal freedom and government interference with healthcare. Though not on the national platform, conservative politicians are using cannabis for positive political capital. Last week, … Continue reading In Kentucky, Tea Party star Rand Paul won a Republican primary for a US Senate

Paul causes campaign’s first stir with Civil Rights answer

Paul causes campaign’s first stir with Civil Rights answer Only two days old, the general election campaign for the open U.S. Senate seat already has become a breeding ground for controversy that has gotten the White House’s attention. Rand Paul (R) and Atty. Gen. Jack Conway (D) Republican candidate Rand Paul spent all day Thursday … Continue reading Paul causes campaign’s first stir with Civil Rights answer

In Kentucky’s Senate race, ties to Mitch McConnell could be helpful or harmful

By Amy Gardner Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, May 13, 2010     MONTICELLO, KY. -- When Senate candidate Rand Paul told a lunchtime crowd at Shearer's Buffet that "we have to do things differently" in Washington and "bring 'em home and send some different Republicans," it wasn't hard to make the jump from this … Continue reading In Kentucky’s Senate race, ties to Mitch McConnell could be helpful or harmful