Interview with Lonnie Napier, July 5, 2006

Napier (House 1985- , 36th district; Republican) recalls an early interest in politics stemming from observations of the lack of infrastructure and education as a child in rural Garrard County. He discusses his stance on moral issues, philosophy of government, meeting heads of state, legislation resulting in projects for infrastructure, education, preservation and recreation, support of anti-gun control measures, committee work, and the BOPTROT scandal.

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Abortion   Apportionment (Election law)   Blandford, Donald J.   Collins, Martha Layne   Education   Education--Kentucky   Estill County (Ky.)   Fletcher, Ernie, 1952-   Garrard County (Ky.)   Gun control   Gun control--Kentucky   Jackson County (Ky.)   Jones, Brereton   Kentucky--Officials and employees--Discipline   Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins)   Kentucky. Governor (1987-1991 : Wilkinson)   Kentucky. Governor (1991-1995 : Jones)   Kentucky. Governor (1995-2003 : Patton)   Kentucky. Governor (2003-2007 : Fletcher)   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Madison County (Ky.)   Napier, Lonnie   Napier, Lonnie--Interviews   Patton, Paul E., 1937-   Prayer in the public schools   Recreation   Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )   Roads--Design and construction--Kentucky.   Rockcastle County (Ky.)   Same-sex marriage   Wilkinson, Wallace G.  

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