On the Floor

Guide to the 2018 Legislative Session for Kentucky Counties

All News Items
Bevin signs TVA in-lieu-of-tax bill
4/11/2018
Bevin signs pension reform bill
4/11/2018
My CN2
by Michon Lindstrom
What to know about the budget and tax bill vetos
4/9/2018
Courier-Journal
by Morgan Watkins
CERS employer contribution phase-in finally passes
4/3/2018
The Pension bill passed, so what's in it?
4/3/2018
Budget passes and heads to governor
4/3/2018
LRC
by Robert Weber
Tax reform bill passed House and Senate
4/3/2018
Lawmakers 'making progress' with Kentucky's spending plan
3/29/2018
Kentucky Today
by Tom Latek
Photo: Tom Latek/Kentucky Today
Workers' comp bill passes House and goes to governor
3/28/2018
Lawmakers squeeze in time to focus solely on budget work
3/28/2018
Kentucky Today
by Tom Latek
Photo:Tom Latek/Kentucky Today
Big win for TVA in-lieu-of-taxes bill
3/27/2018
Kentucky pension bill still on 'life support,' says sponsor
3/27/2018
Herald-Leader
by Daniel Desrochers
Committee eliminates funding for private prisons
3/27/2018
Kentucky Today
by Tom Latek
Photo:Tom Latek/Kentucky Today
Workers’ compensation system reform passes through Senate
3/23/2018
Bottom Line (KY Chamber of Commerce)
by Jacqueline Pitts
Combined House-Senate committee could begin meeting today
3/22/2018
Kentucky Today
by Tom Latek
Workers' Compensation bill passes out of committee
3/21/2018
Some Kentucky counties facing financial ruin
3/20/2018
HB 609 discussed in committee
3/20/2018
TVA in-lieu-of-taxes bill pushes toward finish line
3/20/2018
Body camera bill moves to Senate
3/13/2018
LRC
Robert Weber
Bill brings hope to Kentucky roads and bridges
3/12/2018
What's next for the Pension Reform Bill?
3/12/2018
Bill to amp up pharmacists’ role in opioid fight goes to Senate
3/9/2018
LRC Public Information
Robert Weber
Budget bill now in hands of the Senate
3/5/2018
Six takeaways from the new House budget and how it differs from Gov. Bevin's proposal
3/1/2018
Louisville Courier-Journal
by Morgan Watkins
Top 10 changes to your pension
2/27/2018
Making Tennessee sweat
2/27/2018
Glasgow Daily Times
by Matt Tackett
Photo:visitbgky.com
Terrorism bill approved by House panel
2/21/2018
LRC
by Robert Weber
Senators look to curb sales of stolen items
2/21/2018
by Robert Weber
Workers' Comp Reform bill passes House vote
2/21/2018
County jailers, state medical examiners make case for funding restoration
2/21/2018
Kentucky Today
by Tom Latek
Photo:Tom Latek
Workers' Compensation Reform bill includes benefits to workers and employers
2/20/2018
ACTION ALERT: Critical time for TVA in-lieu-of-tax bill
2/20/2018
What happened this week at the Capitol
2/16/2018
Workers' Compensation Reform bill includes benefits to workers and employers
2/16/2018
Workers’ comp reform bill heads to House floor
2/15/2018
LRC
Robert Weber
Photo:LRC Public Information
Senate passes bill directing money to jail security
2/14/2018
by LRC
Senate committee moves alcohol-licensing bill
2/13/2018
LRC
by Robert Weber
Photo:LRC Public Information
TVA bill could bring money to county
2/9/2018
Kentucky New Era
by Tonya S. Grace
Jailers testify regarding budget cuts
2/6/2018
Significant Cuts Proposed for PVA Offices Will Harm Property Tax Revenues Statewide
2/2/2018
KY Center for Economic Policy
by Pam Thomas
Legislators make a case for expanded gaming
2/1/2018
Teachers running for office rally at state Capitol
2/1/2018
88.9 weku
by Ryland Barton
Bill relieves battered spouses of abuser’s legal fees
2/1/2018
LRC
Robert Weber
Photo:LRC Public Information
Ballot breakdown for Kentucky state offices
1/31/2018
Bicycle helmet requirement approved by House committee
1/30/2018
LRC
by Robert Weber
Today is Kentucky's deadline to file for political office
1/30/2018
Medical marijuana resolution clears House hurdle
1/25/2018
LRC
Robert Weber
Bill would restrict naming state buildings, roads after politicians
1/24/2018
LRC News
Robert Weber
Photo:LRC Public Information
Senate panel moves bill to let some prisoners drive
1/24/2018
LRC News
Robert Weber
Photo:LRC Public Information
UPDATE: Marsy’s Law passes the House
1/24/2018
Photo:@MarsysLaw4KY
Opening private prisons could squeeze budgets of local jails
1/24/2018
The Eagle Post
Tonya S. Grace
Bill would allow counties more money from their investments
1/24/2018
LRC
Photo:LRC Public Information
KACo supports TVA in-lieu-of-tax bills
1/19/2018
KACo Legislative Luncheon
1/18/2018
Bill addressing opioid crisis goes to House
1/18/2018
LRC
Robert Weber
Bill bans copies of child porn for defense
1/18/2018
Kentucky Today
Photo:LRC Public Information
2018 Governor’s State of the Commonwealth & Budget Address
1/18/2018
KET
By John Gregory
GOP Senator Offers Bill To Legalize Marijuana In Kentucky
1/18/2018
Lex18
Bill would give fiscal courts more power over taxes
1/18/2018
Photo:LRC Public Information
Sheriffs support more jail time for attempted murder of officers
1/18/2018
Bill would give local governments more revenue options
1/17/2018
Pawnbrokers Bill passes Ky House
1/17/2018
Photo:LRC Public Information
Jails will benefit from passing of House Bill 92
1/10/2018
KY Sheriffs Get Initial Approval for Pawnbrokers Bill
1/9/2018
State Senate and House not in session Friday due to weather
1/9/2018
Election bill passes senate, could save counties millions
1/9/2018
Survivors Council issues recommendations, including new minimum age for marriage
1/9/2018
My CN2
Nick Storm
Kentucky’s unlikely acting speaker followed path of hard work, disappointments
1/9/2018
Courier Journal
Scott Jennings, Columnist