Legislative perspective on the 2017 session by Rep. Dean Schamore

We have just completed the 2017 legislative session of the General Assembly and I have mixed reviews to report. With a new majority and new leadership in the Kentucky House of Representatives, we found ourselves unable to prevent legislation that in my opinion will weaken the middle class. Right-to-work legislation and prevailing wage repeal was… Continue Reading

Representative Dean Schamore Pre-files Legislation to Include Apprenticeship Program in KEES Scholarships

FRANKFORT, KY– Representative Dean Schamore has pre-filed legislation that will allow Kentucky high school students planning to enter a registered apprenticeship program to access KEES (Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship) scholarship funds for their tuition and tool expenses.  Kentucky’s KEES program provides scholarships to high school students who earn at least a 2.5 GPA each year… Continue Reading

Legislative Update From Representative Dean Schamore, September 2016

Legislative Update From Representative Dean Schamore, September 2016

It’s been said time and time again that “Education Pays” in Kentucky. But higher education needs to be affordable, and accessible, before it can pay off for all of us. With the increasing cost of tuition and fees at four year colleges and universities, a growing number of Kentuckians are turning to the state’s community… Continue Reading

Representative Dean Schamore Signs Clean Campaign Pledge

Says Public Deserves Elections Focused on the Issues If Labor Day is the official start to the election season, Representative Dean Schamore believes campaigning began much earlier this summer. “We have been hearing complaints about negative phone calls, letters and radio commercials for the past few months and voters are already growing weary of the… Continue Reading

Legislative Update from Rep. Dean Schamore August 8, 2016

Legislative Update from Rep. Dean Schamore August 8, 2016

While our actions during the annual Regular Sessions receive the most attention, the members of the Kentucky General Assembly are still working – in Frankfort and throughout the Commonwealth – during the spring and summer when our interim joint committees meet to discuss ideas and legislation for the next session. The interim meetings taking place… Continue Reading

Representative Dean Schamore Secures Over $23 Million in Road Projects for His District

Representative Dean Schamore Secures Over $23 Million in Road Projects for His District

(FRANKFORT, Ky.—) In the final days of the legislative session, Representative Dean Schamore has secured over $23 million in road project funding in the House Transportation Budget. The budget process is currently in the final negotiation stages with the House and Senate conference committees. Representative Schamore believes there is a good chance these projects will… Continue Reading

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