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7/24/2019

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.
7/22/2019

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.
7/18/2019

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.
7/10/2019

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."
7/1/2019

Ky. Senate President and Ky. House Speaker reveal legislative focus at KCJEA/KMCA Conference

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers and Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne share insights on the next legislative session and talk about big impacts ahead for counties.
6/28/2019

Gov. Bevin and Rep. Rogers announce milestone for broadband infrastructure project

Gov. Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers held a joint press conference Friday to announce the completion of the first phase of KentuckyWired, a project to build a network of high-speed fiber optic cable throughout the Commonwealth.
6/25/2019

Public pension proposal unveiled but questions persist

A new proposal to deal with the public pension for health departments and quasi-governmental agencies was unveiled on Monday; however, there is still no date for a special session.
6/20/2019

Bevin aide: Governor's pension plan has enough votes to pass

Gov. Bevin's team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a key Bevin aide said Wednesday.
6/20/2019

Avoiding the Road to Nowhere Means Investing in Infrastructure

Rep. Jerry T. Miller and Rep. Sal Santoro explain why our state needs better funding for transportation infrastructure and why the 2020 legislative session is the best opportunity to tackle this issue.
6/14/2019

Ky. Supreme Court strikes down Marsy's Law

The Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a lower court opinion that invalidated the language of a Constitutional Amendment known as Marsy’s Law.