It is his passion to work for a strong future and economic parity for all hardworking Americans that has led to his run for Congress.
Bill has made a career out of working hard and building a small business-not your typical Washington politician. He is a fighter who will protect Medicare and Social Security, maintain services for veterans, will help insure children have access to quality medical care and a good education and will protect your interests in Congress.
Democrat Bill Adkins was born in Letcher County, one of the poorest counties in Kentucky. Bill and his wife Betty have seven children, several of whom are adopted, and have a six-year-old granddaughter.
Bill entered Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Kentucky with the intent to complete his degree on his way to realizing his dream of becoming a lawyer. In 1996 Bill graduated Summa Cum Laude having earned a bachelor's degree and entered Chase Law School in Northern Kentucky. He graduated from Chase in 1999 and went on to pass the bar exam and to be sworn in as a licensed attorney in Kentucky.
Bill went on to work as a track laborer for the Louisville and Nashville railroad and in the coal mines. Bill over the years has built a successful law practice.
Bill continues to be active in his community and supportive of his children's schools and activities, serving as a board member or officer in various organizations.