Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
Legislative Update: Sen. Wise sends Thanksgiving thoughts
Senator Wise sends a message for the Thanksgiving
By State Senator Max Wise, (R-Campbellsville)
16th District: Adair, Clinton, Cumberland, McCreary, Russell, Taylor, and Wayne Counties
The leaves fell and the weather grew cooler as we transitioned into this blustery November. As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, the Legislature continues to hold Interim Joint Committee meetings throughout the Commonwealth and in Frankfort.
This Thanksgiving season, I reflect on the many great men and women who have made sacrifices for our country and those who continue to make those sacrifices for the future of our nation.
Many of our veterans and soldiers still defending our country are underserved in some manner. It is important that we give back by reaching out to our local Veterans Affairs offices and veteran-serving organizations by volunteering our time, talent, and financial assistance.
I also want to remember those who cannot fend for themselves, especially during the colder winter months. I encourage you and your family to reach out to your community in whatever means possible to ensure the homeless are sheltered and the hungry are fed this holiday season. There are so many ways we can give back to our local communities. Volunteering with your local church or food bank is a wonderful place to start.
Many of our cities also host a number of family-friendly holiday events in the days leading up to Thanksgiving and Christmas. This is a great time to get to know your neighbor and fellow citizens in addition to supporting our small local businesses. Please consider your locally-owned stores for your Christmas gifts this season--our small business owners are the backbone of our communities.
Finally, I want you to know that I have been hearing your legislative questions and concerns. By traveling throughout my seven-county Senate District 16 and hosting pension town hall meetings, I am striving to live up to my campaign promise of being a listener to my constituents in a transparent manner. Thank you also to those of you who have taken the time to contact me by phone, email or social media. Although we have been busy in Frankfort preparing for a possible special session and the upcoming 2018 Budget Session, I always look forward to being home in my district hearing from my constituents and spending time with my family and friends. I hope you and your family have a blessed and safe Thanksgiving filled with family, friends, and football.
If you have any questions or comments about these issues or any other public policy issue, please call me toll-free at 1-800-372-7181 or email me at Max.Wise@LRC.ky.gov. You can also review the Legislature's work online at www.lrc.ky.gov.
This story was posted on 2017-11-15 10:05:43
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic Politics:
Election 2018 - Five More file 13 & 14 Nov 2017. Total 25
RPK to provide local election laws & regulation training
Election 2018 Primary - CJE Mike Stephens: I will be a candidate
Primary Election 2018 - AC Jailer Joey White to seek re-election
Adair Co. GOP meets Thu 19 Oct 2017
Registration open for circuit court clerk exam for 2018 election
Clerk Greer announces some 2018 candidate, voter deadlines
Senator Max Wise named Co-Chair of Education Subcommittee
Rep. James Comer announces 2 more Town Hall Forums
Adair Co. GOP meets Thu 17 Aug 2017
View even more articles in topic Politics
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.