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12/5/2018

Lawmaker proposes two election bills

Senator Reginald Thomas announces that he will file two election bills that could have a big impact on Kentucky county clerks.
12/3/2018

Kentucky banks seek tax changes ahead of legislative session

Counties may have to give up one of their needed revenue sources, the Bank Franchise Tax.
11/29/2018

County clerks’ group talks elections with lawmakers

How to give more leeway to Kentucky voters who want to cast ballots before Election Day was considered during committee testimony from the Kentucky County Clerks Association.
11/27/2018

6 new faces among committee chairs for Senate Republican Caucus

Six out of 14 Senate standing committees will have a new chairman when lawmakers convene in January.
11/26/2018

Federal loans to increase rural projects

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao unveils initiative to expand access to a federal loan program that could increase rural infrastructure projects.
11/21/2018

Lawmakers support rolling back parts of workers comp law

Legislation proposed would roll back the sections of the workers comp law passed this year that significantly limits the number of state-certified doctors eligible to diagnose black lung disease.
11/1/2018

Lawmakers propose tougher hate crime law

Jefferson County legislators have filed a bill that aims to make criminal homicide and fetal homicide a hate crime in Kentucky.
10/29/2018

Camp Nelson becomes national monument

Camp Nelson, in Nicholasville, KY, was officially designated as a national monument on Saturday. Camp Nelson was a Union Army depot during the Civil War and a recruiting center for black soldiers.
10/16/2018

Report: Ky. among 19 states whose voter info being sold on Dark Web

Kentucky is one of 19 states whose voter information is being sold on the Dark Web, according to a report by a website that covers news for IT professionals and decision-makers.
10/16/2018

‘Marsy's Law’ bill sponsor plans to appeal judge’s ruling

Sen. Westerfield will appeal decision that "Marsy's Law" wasn't worded clearly enough for voters and wouldn't be certified if passed.