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NKY Chamber to preview its legislative agenda at annual ‘Where We Stand’ event Nov. 30

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce will preview its legislative agenda for the upcoming 2022 Kentucky General Assembly during its annual “Where We Stand” event on Tuesday, Nov. 30, from 4:30–6 p.m.

The reception, taking place at Triple Crown Country Club (1 Triple Crown Blvd., Union), will feature a panel discussion with Kentucky Senate Majority Caucus Chair Julie Raque Adams, House Speaker Pro Tempore David Meade, and House Representatives Rachel Roberts, Sal Santoro and Buddy Wheatley.

The panel will discuss the NKY Chamber’s public policy agenda among other timely topics. The event will be moderated by the NKY Chamber’s new Vice President of Public Affairs, Tami Wilson.

“This event will afford our legislative representatives in the NKY Caucus and Kentucky House and Senate leadership, the opportunity to share important information with our business partners and community,” said Wilson. “Those in attendance will learn about the NKY Chamber’s priorities and goals for the region and have the opportunity to hear directly from our elected officials about their agendas for the legislative session.”

Registration for “Where We Stand” is $30 for NKY Chamber members, $40 for future NKY Chamber members, and $25 for NKYP Event Pass holders. For additional information, and to register, visit www.nkychamber.com/events. Pre-registration is required.

Duke Energy is the Title Sponsor for “Where We Stand.” The Networking Sponsors are Amazon, AT&T and Delta Air Lines. Presenting Sponsors include Cincinnati Bell, CVG, Gateway Community & Technical College, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare.


Senator Julie Raque Adams, Majority Caucus Chair – currently serves as the Kentucky Senate Majority Caucus Chair. She has represented the citizens of Jefferson County in the Senate since 2015 and previously served in the Kentucky House of Representatives and on the Louisville Metro Council. Prior to being elected to serve in Senate Republican Leadership, she was the Chairwoman of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee. 
David Meade, Speaker Pro Tempore – currently serves as the Kentucky House Speaker Pro Tempore and has served the Kentucky 80th District, which includes Lincoln County and part of Pulaski County, since 2013. He is Vice Chair of the House Committee on Committees and the House Rules Committee. In addition, he works for the Lincoln Realty and Auction Company and is engaged in various related state associations.
Representative Rachel Roberts – is one of the newest members of the NKY Legislative Caucus, elected in 2020. Roberts brings her experience as a small business owner to the halls of Frankfort and represents the citizens of Campbell County. Rep. Roberts serves on the Local Government Committee, as well as the Tourism & Outdoor Recreation, Banking and Insurance, and Small Business & IT Committee. 
Representative Sal Santoro – has represented the Kentucky House District 60 in Boone County since 2007. Santoro also serves as president of the Santoro Electric Company Incorporated and is a former Kentucky State Trooper. Rep. Santoro currently serves on the House Appropriations and Revenue; Licensing, Occupations, and Administrative Regulations; Banking and Insurance; and Transportation Committees. He also serves as the chair for the Budget Review Subcommittee on Transportation.
Representative Buddy Wheatley – is a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, serving the 65th District in Kenton County since 2019. Rep. Wheatley is an attorney and served as a Covington firefighter for 20 years. He currently serves on the State Government and Transportation House Committees, among others.

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