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County officials testify before state legislative committees

This week, counties were well represented in several legislative committees to discuss the effects of COVID-19 and potential legislation for the 2021 Session.

State Budget Committee gets update on elections costs, corrections financials

Secretary of State Michael Adams and officials with the Department of Corrections testify on COVID impact

Ballot set for election of county trustees on KRS board

The candidates were chosen during Thursday’s quarterly meeting of the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) Board of Trustees.

Notice of Executive Order abolishing Kentucky Claims Commission

Notice of Executive Order (“EO”) 2020-708.

Elections, broadband highlighted at General Assembly committee meetings

Calloway County Judge/Executive Kenneth Imes and KACo's Legislative Director Shellie Hampton testified in front of the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government about the importance of broadband access and affordability.

Laws in effect as of July 15, 2020

According to the Kentucky Constitution, bills passed during a legislative session become law 90 days after the adjournment of the session, which was April 15, 2020.

State budget impacts on counties

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, legislators passed a one-year budget with the assumption that revenues will be much lower than expected.

Final Days of the 2020 Legislative Session

Wednesday, April 15, marked the last day of the 2020 Regular Legislative Session.

Federal Legislative Alert: Help us make sure counties aren't left out of federal funding package

Download a template letter to send to your Congressional delegation today.

CERS contribution rate freeze signed by Gov. Beshear

The legislation freezes the CERS contribution rate at FY20 levels.