Kentucky Legislative Preview Agenda


*Agenda is tentative and subject to change.


8:00 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. | Welcome
Diane Medley, CPA-ABV, PFS, CGMA, Executive Chairman, Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP
David Huyck, Regional Director of Operations, Westlake Chemical
Kate Shanks, Sr. VP, Public Affairs, Kentucky Chamber

8:40 a.m. | Criminal Justice Reform
Sen. Brandon Storm
Sen. Gerald Neal
Rep. Ed Massey
Rep. Jason Nemes
Moderator: Jennifer Hancock, President and CEO, Volunteers of America-Mid States

9:30 a.m. | Budget and Revenue
Sen. Chris McDaniel
Rep. Steven Rudy
Moderator: Jennifer Barber, Vice Office Member-in-Charge, Frost Brown Todd

10:15 a.m. | Infrastructure Investment (Transportation and Broadband)
Sen. Jimmy Higdon
Rep. Sal Santoro
Rep. Phil Pratt
Sec. Jim Gray
Moderator: Stephanie Bell, VP of Government Affairs, Kinetic by Windstream

11:00 a.m. | Health Care and Substance Use Disorder Recovery
Sen. Ralph Alvarado
Rep. Kim Moser
Sen. Julie Raque Adams, Senate Majority Caucus Chair
Rep. Joni Jenkins, House Minority Leader
Moderator: Rodney Shockley, Executive VP & General Counsel, Forcht Group

11:50 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. | Luncheon | Leaders Panel
Senate President Robert Stivers
Speaker of the House David Osborne
Moderator: Ashli Watts, President & CEO, Kentucky Chamber

1:10 p.m. | Energy and Environment
Rep. Jim Gooch
Sen. Paul Hornback  
Rep. Norma Kirk-McCormick
Moderator: Nick Rowe, Southeast Division / President, Kentucky American Water  

1:40 p.m. | Education
Sen. Max Wise
Rep. Regina Huff
Rep. Killian Timoney  
Rep. Adam Koenig
Moderator: OJ Oleka, President, Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities

2:35 p.m. | Rebuilding the Workforce
Rep. Josh Bray
Rep. Samara Heavrin
Sen. Mike Nemes
Moderator: Kelley Workman, President, Planters Bank, Inc.

3:15 p.m. | Political Landscape
Sen. Damon Thayer, Senate Majority Leader
Sen. Morgan McGarvey, Senate Minority Leader
Moderator: Jacqueline Pitts, Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Kentucky Chamber

3:45 p.m. | Closing Remarks
Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman

4 p.m. | 2022 Kentucky Legislative Preview Conference concludes