Kentucky Daybook

Posted at 8:32 AM, Jul 02, 2019

Associated Press Kentucky Daybook for Tuesday, Jul. 02.

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NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Jul. 02 10:45 AM Agriculture Secretary Perdue visits Kentucky, at the invitation of GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell – Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visits Kentucky, at the invitation of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Their schedule – with Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles – includes a tour and discussion of the implementation of the hemp provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill, Commonwealth Extracts, 6900 Riverport Dr, Louisville (10:45 AM EDT), discussion of issues important to Kentucky agriculture with Kentucky Farm Bureau and Shelby County Chamber of Commerce members, Bulleit Distilling Company, 3900 Benson Pike, Shelbyville (12:00 PM EDT), and a tour and discussion of hemp provisions, Spindletop Farm, 3250 Ironworks Pike, Lexington (3:45 PM EDT)


Contacts: USDA Office of Communications,, 1 202 720 4623

NOTE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to by TODAY, July 1st at 5:00pm ET.


Tuesday, Jul. 02 12:00 PM #CloseTheCamps protest in Louisville – #CloseTheCamps protest in Louisville, part of nationwide protests hosted by organizations including MoveOn, United We Dream, American Friends Service Committee, and Families Belong Together in front of congressional offices to ‘demand’ the closure of ‘inhumane’ immigrant detention centers that ‘subject children and families to horrific conditions’

Location: Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse & Customhouse, 601 W Broadway, Louisville, KY

Weblinks:,, #CloseTheCamps

Contacts: press,



NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Jul. 03 10:00 AM Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Executive Council meeting

Location: Kentucky Council On Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Dr, Frankfort, KY


Contacts: Sue Patrick, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education,, 1 502 573 1652 x308



NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jul. 04 Independence Day – Independence Day, aka 4th of July – public holiday celebrating the adoption on this date in 1776 of the Declaration of Independence, which was written primarily by Thomas Jefferson and announced the secession from the British Empire of the 13 American colonies then at war with Great Britain