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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.

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.

911 texting service available in four counties

Four Kentucky counties can now text 911 during an emergency situation, but only if a voice call is not possible or safe.

2019 Legislative Session in Review

County advocates fought hard for county government during the 2019 session, taking on issues that included transportation funding, public pensions and protection of local revenue.

Six counties to undergo post-election audits

The Kentucky Attorney General's office will perform post-election audits on Bourbon, Carter, Fleming, Marion, Muhlenberg and Scott counties.

State property tax calendar a challenge, officials say

County officials explain the complex schedule of property taxes to the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government.

Bevin’s changes to pension bill haven’t changed anyone’s mind, House speaker says

House members want to ensure that Tier 1 and Tier 2 employees of health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies have the option to retain their current benefits.

Bevin says he agreed to pension proposal changes

Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan that would impact county health departments.

Bevin: 'Onus' on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it's up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene.

Bill puts felony charge on strangulation

Gov. Matt Bevin held a bill signing ceremony on Tuesday for legislation approved by the 2019 General Assembly that specifically makes strangulation a felony.