Interview with Gene Huff, August 6, 2002

Huff (House 1968-1970, 85th district; Senate 1972-1994, 21st district; Republican) recalls growing up during the Depression in Ohio, his background as a minister and evangelist, and early interest in politics before discussing his impressions of several governors' administrations, the effects of the sales tax increase proposed by Governor Nunn on the Republican Party's reputation, key legislation during his tenure, and the differences between serving in the House and the Senate. Interview concludes with Huff's thoughts on how the legislator's role and practice have changed over a 30 plus year period.

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Gene Huff  
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Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931-   Clay County (Ky.)   Clergy--Kentucky--Biography   Collins, Martha Layne   Committees   Depressions--1929--Ohio   Ford, Wendell H., 1924-   Huff, Gene   Huff, Gene--Interviews   Jackson County (Ky.)   Jones, Brereton   Judges--Selection and appointment--Kentucky   Kentucky. Education Reform Act (1990)   Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn)   Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford)   Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll)   Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins)   Kentucky. Governor (1991-1995 : Jones)   Knox County (Ky.)   Laurel County (Ky.)   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Leslie County (Ky.)   Nunn, Louie B., 1924-2004   Ohio   Tax incentives   Taxation--Law and legislation   Taxation--Law and legislation--Kentucky   Wilkinson, Wallace G.  

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