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Pres. Trump formally sends to Senate nomination of Kyian Kelly Craft as U.S. ambassador to U.N.

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today President Donald J. Trump has formally sent to the U.S. Senate, the nomination of a Kentuckian to serve as the nation’s ambassador to the United Nations. 
Kelly Craft of Lexington has been serving as Ambassador to Canada since 2017, becoming the first woman to serve in that post. Kelly Craft with Gov. Matt Bevin and husband, Joe, as she is sworn in as Ambassador to...

Pres. Trump formally sends to Senate nomination of Kyian Kelly Craft as U.S. Ambassador to the UN

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today President Donald J. Trump has formally sent to the U.S. Senate, the nomination of a Kentuckian to serve as the nation’s ambassador to the United Nations. 
Kelly Craft of Lexington has been serving as Ambassador to Canada since 2017, becoming the first woman to serve in that post. Kelly Craft with Gov. Matt Bevin and husband, Joe, as she is sworn in as Ambassador to...

Council of State Governments holds national conference in Covington, elects new leadership

Staff report With Kentucky State Sen. Robert Stivers as its outgoing chair, the Council of State Governments held its National Conference in Covington this week. The conference brought government leaders from around the country to the Northern Kentucky Convention Center — and hundreds of visitors to the area. Stivers is Kentucky Senate President; he has represented Senate District 25 since 1997...

Proud to say yes to her nation’s call, Kelly Craft officially becomes U.S. ambassador to Canada

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Kelly Craft, the new United States ambassador to Canada, said she was proud to serve in the tradition of the American experience and say yes to the nation’s call. “It was the founders who left their farms and families to craft a new nation,” Craft said during a ceremony at the U.S. State Department. “It is the men and women who have shed blood, both home and abroad,...

Bevin swears in Kentucky native Kelly Craft as U.S. ambassador to Canada in Frankfort ceremony

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Kentucky businesswoman Kelly Craft called her new role as U.S. ambassador to Canada the “highest professional honor of my life.” Gov. Matt Bevin swore in Craft during a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort on Friday. She was confirmed by the U. S. Senate earlier this month, and becomes to first female U. S. Ambassador to Canada. “Growing up in Glasgow,...