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1/14/2019

Lawmakers create public pensions working group

A public pension working group has been created to review the structure of KRS along with the cost, benefits and funding.
1/14/2019

Four bills advanced through Senate successfully

In the first week of the Kentucky's 2019 General Assembly, four bills are already on their way to the Kentucky House after receiving final passage in the Senate.
1/11/2019

Proposed election date change heads to the House

A bill that would move the governor’s race to even-numbered years passed out of the state Senate, making it the first measure to clear the chamber this session.
1/9/2019

Two election bills advance to the Senate

Two election-related bills advanced out of the Senate Committee on State and Local Government today.
12/18/2018

KRS approves FY 2019-20 CERS contribution rates

The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees voted to approve CERS contribution rates for nonhazardous and hazardous employees.
12/17/2018

Bevin calls special session

Gov. Bevin calls Kentucky legislators into a special session beginning at 8:00 p.m. this evening.
12/11/2018

Three Ky. counties to receive grant funding for transportation projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced today that three Kentucky counties will receive over $59 million total in grant funding for transportation infrastructure projects.
12/11/2018

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce shares its 2019 legislative agenda

Some of the chamber's legislative priorities include: modernization of unemployment insurance, bail reform, improving Kentucky's legal climate, supporting sports wagering and tobacco-free schools.
12/7/2018

Senate Democrats elect new leadership team ahead of 2019 session

Kentucky Senate Democrats elected their leadership team for the next two years.
12/6/2018

Ky. House Standing Committee chairs announced

The House Standing Committee chairs that will serve for the next two years have been announced. Six committee chairs have changed.