FRANKFORT – State Rep. Leslie Combs has been selected to participate in the 2011 Program for Emerging Leaders, a prestigious but rigorous course that selects less than 100 people from across the country each year. Rep. Combs, D-Pikeville, was nominated by Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, who called her "an ideal choice because she so often ...

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Frankfort – State Rep. Leslie Combs, who serves as vice chair of the Kentucky House's Transportation Committee, has been appointed to a two-year term on a nationwide transportation task force, House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced today.  The task force is overseen by The Council of State Governments, which serves all three branches of state government and is ...

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Frankfort – With the goal of meeting more education needs in Eastern Kentucky, several local legislators are donating their pay from the special session to the newly created Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's fourth annual "Links for Learning" golf scramble later this month.  They include House Speaker Greg Stumbo and state Reps. Leslie Combs and ...

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Frankfort, KY: Rep. Leslie Combs, (D-Pikeville), chair of the House Tourism Development and Energy Committee, attended the Transmission Policy Institute last week in Denver, CO. The conference was sponsored by the National Council on Electricity Policy, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commission and the National Conference of State Legislators. The event brought together legislators, energy experts, public service commission members and ...

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Frankfort – The Kentucky House of Representatives voted Thursday evening for legislation that will solve the Medicaid crisis, protect education from any cuts and end a costly special legislative session that had little consensus between House and Senate leaders.  "This approach gives us what the House has wanted all along: To solve a problem without harming ...

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Hunting, fishing and wildlife harvesting would be guaranteed in the state constitution under a proposed constitutional amendment approved by the General Assembly. The proposed amendment, which received final passage by a vote of 94-1 today in the House, will be placed on the Nov. 2012 statewide ballot for voter approval. If at least 50 percent of ...

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Frankfort – State Rep. Leslie Combs, who has served the people of Pike, Letcher and Harlan counties since 2007, was named by House leaders today to lead the chamber's Tourism Development & Energy Committee. "This is a tremendous honor that will greatly help me move the state forward on two issues especially important to my district ...

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Frankfort, KY: State Representative Leslie Combs, (D-Pikeville), today issued a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's blockage of a previously granted permit to mine coal at Spruce No. 1 mine in West Virginia. "This particular permit was granted after some 10 years of study and modifications. Revocation of this after following the rules and regulations sets ...

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Frankfort – State Rep. Leslie Combs, who has served the people of Pike, Letcher and Harlan counties since 2007, was named by House leaders today to lead the chamber's Tourism Development & Energy Committee.  "This is a tremendous honor that will greatly help me move the state forward on two issues especially important to my district ...

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Nov. 3, 2010 By a margin of more than 2-1, Democrat Leslie A. Combs won her bid for a third term as state representative in the 94th District. "To my family and many friends and supporters, thank you for your vote of confidence in this election," said Combs. "As your state representative, serving the needs of the ...

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