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4/23/2020

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.
4/17/2020

Final Days of the 2020 Legislative Session

Wednesday, April 15, marked the last day of the 2020 Regular Legislative Session.
4/15/2020

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.
4/10/2020

CERS contribution rate freeze signed by Gov. Beshear

The legislation freezes the CERS contribution rate at FY20 levels.
4/8/2020

Legislation freezing CERS rates for one year heads to Governor's desk

CERS rates will be frozen at FY20 rates for one year.
4/3/2020

Weekly legislative update - April 3, 2020

As Kentucky counties and the rest of the world make daily adjustments in response to the pandemic that has changed most of our daily routines, it is no different for the work of the General Assembly.
3/31/2020

Sheriff departments and others receiving personal protective equipment gear

KACo staff members started making personal protective equipment deliveries last week, and those deliveries will continue as supplies are available.
3/29/2020

Legislative Update March 29, 2020

As Kentucky counties and the rest of the world make daily adjustments in response to the pandemic that has changed most of our daily routines, it is no different for the work of the General Assembly.
3/26/2020

UPDATE: CERS separation bill passes, heads to Governor

By a vote of 78-4 in the House and 31-1 in the Senate, House Bill 484 sponsored by Rep. Russell Webber (R-Bullitt, Hardin) was passed today. It now heads to the Governor’s desk for his consideration.
3/26/2020

SBA COVID-related relief loans announced for businesses in Kentucky

Governor Andy Beshear recently announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved disaster relief loans for small businesses in Kentucky that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.