Yesterday was a historic one for the Hopkinsville delegation of the General Assembly, as two local lawmakers co-chaired a joint Judiciary Committee meeting.
State Representative John Tilley is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and State Senator Whitney Westerfield is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Representative Tilley says he believes they can work across the aisle on important legislation this session.
Senator Westerfield says he and Tilley can give western Kentucky a better seat at the table of power in Frankfort—something that’s not always been the case in years gone by.
Both men said their first joint committee meeting went well, with an overflow crowd spilling into another room to watch the occasion.