Kentucky Chamber to travel the state and discuss key issues ahead of 2018 session

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce leaders will be traveling the state to present the 2018 Legislative Agenda, containing the top priorities of the business community. The tour of briefings features discussion on the key issues facing the legislature in 2018 and how they fit into the Chamber’s Four Pillars for Prosperity report.

Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson kicked off the legislative preview tour in Elizabethtown and Jeffersontown in October and will continue the tour through December. Adkisson has visited the LaRue County Chamber and the Southern Kentucky Chamber in Corbin this week.

The statewide briefing tour is aimed at familiarizing members of local chambers of commerce with the priorities of the Kentucky Chamber. Issues the Chamber will place significant emphasis on include:

  • Pension Reform
  • Responsible Budget
  • Tax Reform
  • Essential Workforce Skills
  • Improving Workers’ Compensation System
  • Enabling Smoke-Free Workplaces
  • Reforming the Criminal Justice System
  • Enacting Legal Liability Reform
  • Investing in 21st Century infrastructure
  • Protecting Low Cost Energy

The remaining 2018 legislative briefing events are as follows:

Danville – Wednesday, Nov. 29
12:00 PM EST
Danville-Boyle County Chamber
Danville Country Club

Hopkinsville – Tuesday, Dec. 5
7:30 AM CST
Christian Country Chamber
Holiday Inn Hopkinsville

Madisonville – Tuesday, Dec. 5
12:00 PM CST
Hopkins County Regional Chamber
Country Cupboard Restaurant

Henderson – Wednesday, Dec. 6
11:30 AM CST
Henderson Fine Arts Center

Paducah – Thursday, Dec. 7
7:30 AM CST
Paducah Area Chamber
Julian Carroll Convention Center

Bowling Green – Thursday, Dec. 7
12:00 PM CST
Bowling Green Area Chamber President’s Club Partners
Bowling Green Chamber

Pikeville – Tuesday, Dec. 12
7:30 AM EST
Southeast Kentucky Chamber
Hilton Garden Inn /Hampton Inn

Ashland – Tuesday, Dec. 12
12:00 PM EST
Ashland Alliance
Ashland Country Club

Northern Kentucky – Wednesday, Dec. 13
7:30 AM EST
Northern Kentucky Chamber
Receptions Conference Center

Owensboro – Thursday, Dec. 14
7:30 AM CST
Greater Owensboro Chamber
Greater Owensboro Commerce Center

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