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6/25/2018

Win for counties: Supreme Court sales tax decision

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states and local governments can require vendors with no physical presence in the state to collect and remit existing sales taxes on remote or online purchases.
6/21/2018

Pension Bill ruled unconstitutional

Franklin Circuit Court ruled that the 2018 pension reform bill, Senate Bill 151, is unconstitutional for two reasons.
6/21/2018

Boyd County passes mandatory Hepatitis A vaccination

New Boyd County Hepatitis A ordinance goes into effect July 1.
6/18/2018

Quiz: Test your knowledge on Kentucky's new sales tax

Kentucky's new sales tax law goes into effect July 1, 2018, but do you know enough about it?
6/18/2018

Audits: fiscal courts pay more; county clerks, sheriffs could pay less

What counties pay for audits are changing. Fiscal courts will notice the biggest difference. The state auditor wants two offices to pay less.
6/18/2018

Sports wagering legislation being crafted for 2019 General Assembly

Legislation is being proposed for the 2019 General Assembly to allow sports wagering in Kentucky.
6/13/2018

County employee retirements up in 2018

The number of people entering retirement in the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) is up in 2018. An additional 504 employees retired in fiscal year 2018 – which ends this month – compared to 2017.
6/6/2018

Pension update shows some improvement

Assets in the Kentucky Retirement Systems have increased by $905 million so far this fiscal year with investment gains topping $1 billion year to date, officials told the state’s pension oversight board yesterday.
5/21/2018

By the Numbers: KY Primary Elections

By the Numbers: KY Primary Elections
4/27/2018

How CERS & KERS pensions will change

The Pension Reform Bill (SB151) is expected go into effect on July 1, 2018. Here are some changes in Kentucky's public pensions from SB 151.