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2019-2020 County Insurance Premium Tax Rates
Forty-four counties have an insurance premium tax for fiscal year 2020 in at least one category (fire, casualty/liability, vehicle, inland marine, health, life or other risks).
Pence comes to Ky. with $9M in federal grants to battle opioids
Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and Congressman Hal Rogers, R-Somerset, joined Gov. Matt Bevin in southeastern Kentucky.
49 counties to receive more than $13.5 million in excess coal severance tax revenue
Gov. Matt Bevin announced today that more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be distributed to 49 counties and 122 municipalities that qualify to receive funds from the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund (LGEAF) coal severance program.
Special session ends with passage of rate freeze for health departments, other quasi agencies
Health departments, regional universities and other quasi-governmental agencies will continue to pay a lower pension contribution rate as a result of the work of the General Assembly during this week’s special session.
What you can do to fight spread of Hepatitis A in your county
Health officials are urging county officials to be more active and increase prevention measures for the Hepatitis A virus that is continuing to spread through county jails, local restaurants and essentially throughout the state.
E-cig tax proposed to help solve Kentucky's struggling pension system
Rep. Jerry Miller (R-Louisville) proposed a new bill that would tax e-cigarettes and products like chewing tobacco and snuff by 27.5% of the wholesale price, which is similar to the tax on traditional cigarettes.
Pension bill for quasi agencies signed into law
Gov. Matt Bevin signs House Bill 1, pension bill for county health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies, into law, ending the special session.
Ky. House passes pension bill for quasi-governmental agencies
The Kentucky House passes a pension relief bill for county health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies in a 52-46 vote Monday, July 22.
As the Kentucky legislature's special pension session begins, here's what you need to know
Gov. Matt Bevin will call the Kentucky General Assembly into special session at 8 a.m. Friday to pass a pension proposal. Here’s a look at the special session and the issue lawmakers want to address.
House leader says special session on pension-relief may start July 19
House Majority Leader John "Bam" Carney said legislative leaders have informed members and Gov. Matt Bevin that "July 19 is the most likely date to start the session."