The visit, now in its 17th year, appears to have again paid off.
It's not every day you meet Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, and it's not every day you're in need of federal money to help build a new terminal at Barkley Regional Airport.
The chamber delegation arrived to the department of transportation today with a big ask: Roughly $15 million for improvements to the Paducah riverfront and money for a container transfer yard at the riverport.
A good job is a steady one with a regular paycheck. West Kentucky leaders got another sign Thursday that steady jobs will continue for people who work at the Department of Energy Paducah site.
We spend too much at the federal level: That was the message Wednesday from Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, speaking to a west Kentucky group visiting our nation's capital.
Comer spent much of the recent recess traveling Kentucky's First District, listening to the men and women who put him into office. Wednesday, west Kentuckians met with him at the Library of Congress.
In a surprise announcement Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced an additional $40 million in federal cleanup money for the Department of Energy site in Paducah.
Another $30 million is what local leaders are requesting of the federal government to continue cleanup at the Department of Energy Paducah site.