May 20, 2009
Kentucky General Assembly offers several publications for civics teachers to use in
classes about state government. The publications are available in bulk and at no charge,
although there may be a postage requirement on large orders.
the Beagle Became Kentucky's State Dog"
publication, in a coloring and puzzle book format, is for grade school age children and
teaches about the legislative branch of government and how laws are made.
eight page tabloid describes the differences between a regular session, a special session
and the interim periods observed by the General Assembly. This legislative overview is
intended for sixth through ninth grades.
Look at the Kentucky General Assembly"
page booklet provides a comprehensive look at the workings of the legislature, including
the committee system, the constitution, the bill process, lobbyists and the media,
legislative publications and how to contact your legislator. This publication is designed
for high school and adults and can be used as a study guide.
Look at Kentucky's General Assembly"
This 10 minute
presentation also describes the legislative process and can be borrowed and copied at no
Legislative Research Commission also publishes other informational pamphlets, research
reports and studies, as well as committee membership and address lists for lawmakers. You
are encouraged to request a complete list by contacting the Publications Office.
should be made in writing on school stationary and sent to:
Legislative Research Commission
700 Capital Ave., Room 83
Frankfort, KY 40601