Harold Dallas (Hal) Rogers is a Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Barrier, Kentucky on December 31, 1937.
He attended Western Kentucky University from 1956-1957. He received his A.B. from the University of Kentucky in 1962, and his LL.B. from the University of Kentucky Law School in 1964.
He was a staff sergeant for Kentucky and North Carolina Army National Guard from 1956-1963. He has worked as a lawyer, specifically as the commonwealth attorney of Pulaski and Rockcastle Counties from 1969-1980.
He was a delegate at the Republican National Conventions in 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008.
He was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the seventeen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-present). He is the chair of the Committee on Appropriations.