McConnell: New Ky. Projects Highlight State’s Clout in Washington


Written by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), U.S. Senate Minority Leader

Kentucky and Washington, D.C. may only be separated by a few hundred miles, but the two places sometimes feel wildly out-of-step. Democrats are fully committed to reckless proposals aimed solely at appeasing their far-left base, ignoring Kentuckians’ needs. Amid these partisan fights, though, I have never lost sight of my most important job: delivering wins for the Commonwealth and my constituents.

During my trip through Kentucky last week, I joined other members of our congressional delegation to witness the impact of that work firsthand. The Commonwealth’s elected leaders hold many significant leadership positions in Congress, including my own role as Senate Republican Leader and a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. We’ve used that sway to bring Kentucky priorities to the forefront of the…

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