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A couple days ago, Bluegrass Policy Blog posted about Senator Rand Paul’s intention “to force members to read bills” in Congress. This seems almost so basic that we shouldn’t have to talk about it. I admire the effort but in the end I’m saddened by the fact that we are in a situation where it…

New senator’s priorities include legislation ‘to force members to read the bills’

No longer is he Senator-elect. After Thursday’s swearing-in ceremony, it’s now Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. In his inaugural statement, Paul promised to “keep my promises to the people of Kentucky. … They wanted to send a message to Washington: stop. Stop the out-of-control expansion of government power. Stop the spending.” Among his top priorities will…