House Speaker Richards Seeks 17th Term

House Speaker Jody Richards announced Jan. 8 that he's seeking his 17th term.

Richards has represented the 20th District since 1976.

He's been Speaker of the House for 13 years, a record unmatched by any Kentuckian.

Richards is also co-chair of the Legislative Research Commission.

The House Speaker says he's a champion for affordable health care, anti-drug legislation and bringing better paying jobs to the Commonwealth.

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