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9/18/2020

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.
9/18/2020

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
9/14/2020

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.
9/11/2020

Notice of Executive Order abolishing Kentucky Claims Commission

Notice of Executive Order (“EO”) 2020-708.
8/28/2020

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.
7/20/2020

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.
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.