Robert Stivers

Politics
6:42 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Kentucky GOP Nominates Stivers as Senate President

The State Senate Republican Caucus has officially nominated Senator Robert Stivers for Senate president. Stivers’ new role won’t be official until it’s voted on by the full chamber in early January. But the GOP holds a 24-14 advantage, meaning Stivers is all but certain to succeed former Senate President David Williams.

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Politics
8:20 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Kentucky's Senate Republicans to Choose Leaders Tuesday

The dome at the state capitol building in Frankfort
Credit Kevin Willis

After more than a decade under the same leader, Senate Republicans are poised to choose their chamber's next president Tuesday in Frankfort. But regardless of the outcome, insiders are predicting the GOP majority will maintain an aversion to gambling, the very issue that many believe triggered a change in leadership.

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Politics
5:56 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Stivers: I Have Votes to Become Next Kentucky Senate President

Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Robert Stivers is already getting plenty of vocal support as the likely successor to David Williams as Senate president, days after Williams said he was resigning to take a circuit judge position.

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Politics
1:51 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

If Beshear Appoints Williams to Judgeship, Stivers Will Likely Lead Senate

Kentucky Senate Republicans have established a succession plan in the case their current leader, David Williams, is appointed into an open judgeship in his district. Williams is considered a leading candidate for the open circuit court judgeship that covers his home county.

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