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News for Kentucky County Officials

GOP maintains control in Ky. House
11/7/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
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Lawmakers propose tougher hate crime law
11/1/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
Camp Nelson becomes national monument
10/29/2018
Kentucky Today
Adam Beam, AP
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Food drive extended to Oct. 31, 2018
10/23/2018
Report: Ky. among 19 states whose voter info being sold on Dark Web
10/16/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
‘Marsy's Law’ bill sponsor plans to appeal judge’s ruling
10/16/2018
Kentucky Today
Mark Maynard
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Warren County Sheriff's Office receives accreditation
10/15/2018
WNKY News
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The future of Graves-Carlisle bridge
10/15/2018
West Kentucky Star
Mike Cooper
Absentee voting opens Monday, Oct. 15
10/15/2018
Messenger-Inquirer
Jacob Dick
Sheriff Curtis McGehee's poems
10/11/2018
County Attorney brings awareness to Casey's Law to combat drug problem
10/2/2018
The News Enterprise
Mary Alford
Kentucky gets extension to comply with federal ID law
10/2/2018
AP
State rep resigns to become Calloway County judge-executive
10/2/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
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Deadline Oct. 9 for new voter registration
9/26/2018
New license design unveiled by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
9/25/2018
Kentucky Today
Mark Maynard
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CERS looks at separation from Kentucky Retirement Systems
9/25/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
Kentucky's pension reform case now in the hands of justices
9/21/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
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U.S. Rep. Comer talks politics with KACo's next president
9/21/2018
New law on handicapped parking now in effect
9/17/2018
Bowling Green Daily News
Don Sergent
Deputy critical after shooting at rest stop, fugitive killed
9/13/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
Lawmakers crafting legislation for 2019 General Assembly
9/7/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
Calendar set for 2019 General Assembly
9/7/2018
Bill could create registry for people convicted of animal cruelty
9/4/2018
Messenger-Inquirer
James Mayse
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announces major infrastructure investment in northern Kentucky
8/31/2018
Informed Infrastructure
Summit seeks solutions for struggling coal region's economy
8/31/2018
Kentucky Today
Jobless rates fall in 110 Kentucky counties
8/24/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
52 AGs asking Congress to pass opioid bill
8/24/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
Kentucky looks at new reforms to cut jail populations
8/22/2018
LRC
Kentucky official nominated for U.S. Dept of Education post
8/22/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
President Trump coming to Kentucky
8/22/2018
Kentucky Today
Mark Maynard
Attorney General says it’s OK to post list of write-in candidates
8/20/2018
Kentucky Today
Mark Maynard
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New state licenses mean changes for circuit court clerks, residents
8/14/2018
Messenger-Inquirer
Jacob Dick
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaking at Kentucky Lincoln Dinner
8/8/2018
Kentucky Today
AP
New life for 1,000 Kentucky bridges
8/7/2018
LRC Public Information
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Retiring Ky. lawmaker named one of country’s top legislators
8/2/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
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Floyd County attorney sues state for ending child support contract
7/31/2018
WYMT
AP
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KACo adds to its insurance coverage for planning & zoning
7/23/2018
Boone County judge-executive wins national election
7/18/2018
Photo:Jessica Yurinko
Some sales tax changes need to be rolled back, lawmaker says
7/18/2018
Kentucky Today
Tom Latek
New laws for Kentucky starting July 14
7/6/2018
Is your county ready for the new sales tax on services?
7/2/2018
Win for counties: Supreme Court sales tax decision
6/25/2018
County News
Pension Bill ruled unconstitutional
6/21/2018
Boyd County passes mandatory Hepatitis A vaccination
6/21/2018
Quiz: Test your knowledge on Kentucky's new sales tax
6/18/2018
Audits: fiscal courts pay more; county clerks, sheriffs could pay less
6/18/2018
Sports wagering legislation being crafted for 2019 General Assembly
6/18/2018
Kentucky Today
by Tom Latek
County employee retirements up in 2018
6/13/2018
County Election Results
6/6/2018
Pension update shows some improvement
6/6/2018
LRC Public Information
By the Numbers: KY Primary Elections
5/21/2018
Legislative Session In Review for Counties 2018
5/11/2018
How CERS & KERS pensions will change
4/27/2018
JUST IN: CERS employer contribution rates are released
4/27/2018
Campbell County Clerk sees rise in Independent voters approaching May primary
4/27/2018
My CN2, Pure Politics
by Don Weber
Bevin vetoes 5 bills, including 3 election-related ones
4/27/2018
Kentucky Today
by Tom Latek
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Senate panel moves bill to let some prisoners drive
1/24/2018
LRC News
Robert Weber
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UPDATE: Marsy’s Law passes the House
1/24/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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