FRANKFORT, Ky– Leaders of the Kentucky House of Representatives named state Rep. Dean Schamore of Hardinsburg as a member of the powerful Appropriations & Revenue (A&R) Committee during an announcement on the House floor Tuesday, January 12.
Rep. Schamore and other members of the House A&R Committee will take up discussion of the state’s next two-year budget plan after Gov. Matt Bevin presents his budget proposal on January 26. The budget bill is drafted in the House before being sent to the state Senate for its consideration.
“As an entrepreneur with a background in business development, Dean brings a wealth of talent, discipline and organization to the House A&R Committee,” said House Speaker Greg Stumbo. “He understands the importance of developing a sound budget in the best interests of education, health care and economic development. I know he’ll be an outspoken advocate not only for his constituents in Breckinridge, Hancock and Hardin counties, but for citizens across the Commonwealth.”
“I’m excited about this opportunity to provide leadership in the development of the Kentucky’s next balanced, biennial budget and am thankful for the confidence that has been placed in me by the leaders of the House of Representatives,” Rep. Schamore said.
Rep. Schamore is an entrepreneur, the founder and owner of Digital Connections Plus located in Hardinsburg in Breckinridge County. He served in the United States Navy and resides in Hardinsburg with his wife and two daughters. Elected in 2014, Rep. Schamore represents House District 10, which includes Breckinridge, Hancock and portions of Hardin County. He serves as Vice Chair of the Veterans, Military, and Public Safety Committee. He also serves on Agriculture and Small Business, Economic Development, the Tourism Development & Energy and the new Advanced Communications & Information Technology committees.