Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

September 6, 2013

Congressman Rogers ‘leaning toward voting no’ on Syria issue


FRANKFORT — Kentucky Republican Congressman Hal Rogers, R-Somerset, is leaning against voting to authorize military action against Syria.

“I’m leaning toward voting no, but I want to hear the case before making a final decision,” Rogers said Friday during a visit here.

Rogers was here Friday to meet with the Interim Joint Judiciary Committee about Operation UNITE, a drug enforcement, education and treatment program he founded and which has put a sizeable dent in the widespread substance abuse problem in southeastern Kentucky.

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