79th District Legislative Update 2006

Monday, May 1st, 2006

by Rep. Susan Westrom To those of you who responded to my 2006 Legislative Survey, I promised I would give a full update of the results in the May issue of the Chevy Chaser Magazine. I want to first thank all of my constituents who took the time to give me their feedback. I received [...]


79th District Legislative Survey: 2004 Session

Saturday, December 27th, 2003

by Rep. Susan Westrom 12/27/2003 Survey of the 79th District by State Rep. Susan Westrom Each year I try to get as much feedback from my constituents as possible by including a survey covering likely issues that will present themselves during the upcoming session. The following questions do not reflect my opinion but help me [...]


79th District Legislative Update 2003

Wednesday, January 1st, 2003

by Rep. Susan Westrom 01/01/2003 Challenges in education continue to face Kentucky in the year 2000 A few states including Michigan, Massachusetts, Nebraska and Missouri have made progress toward the goals. Many other states have not. High dropout rates, student apathy, illiteracy and poor teaching skills have made education an almost impossible task in some [...]


79th District Legislative Update 2002

Tuesday, January 1st, 2002

by Rep. Susan Westrom Budget shortfall major challenge for 2002 session State leaders are combing the budget, searching for extra money left over from last fiscal year. Sate government is a business, and like most businesses in the current economy, it has fallen short of expected revenues. The current fiscal year 2002 General Fund budget [...]


79th District Legislative Update 2001

Thursday, February 1st, 2001

by Rep. Susan Westrom Life as a legislator: Rigorous and rewarding It is easy to assume that most part-time legislators work only part-time.  The truth is that the majority of those serving in the Kentucky General Assembly have full-time jobs to provide for their families.  The reality is that it takes an amazing amount of [...]