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3/27/2018

Big win for TVA in-lieu-of-taxes bill

House Bill 114 passed the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee Tuesday morning. It now heads to the Senate floor for a vote as soon as Thursday.
3/27/2018

Kentucky pension bill still on 'life support,' says sponsor

Senate Bill 1, the controversial plan to overhaul Kentucky’s ailing pension system, is still on “life support,” according to its sponsor.
3/27/2018

Committee eliminates funding for private prisons

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The House-Senate Conference Committee trying to come to an agreement on a two-year state budget removed funding for private prisons sought by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration on Monday.
3/23/2018

Workers’ compensation system reform passes through Senate

Legislation to update the state’s workers’ compensation system to provide better care for injured workers and more affordable workers’ compensation costs for Kentucky businesses passed out of the Senate Thursday evening with a 23-14 vote, sending it back to the House for concurrence.
3/22/2018

Combined House-Senate committee could begin meeting today

A House-Senate conference committee will soon begin meeting to hammer out agreements in the versions of the state budget bills approved by each chamber.
3/21/2018

Workers' Compensation bill passes out of committee

The Senate State and Local Government Committee passed House Bill 2 by a vote of 7-4, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Frankfort. HB 2 updates workers’ compensation laws in Kentucky. It was sponsored by Rep. Adam Koenig.
3/20/2018

HB 609 discussed in committee

The long-awaited public hearing on House Bill 609, regarding transportation infrastructure funding, took place in the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee meeting Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
3/20/2018

TVA in-lieu-of-taxes bill pushes toward finish line

The TVA in-lieu-of-tax bill continues to show strong support by many legislators as we approach the last few days of the General Session.
3/13/2018

Body camera bill moves to Senate

A bill that would specify when footage from body cameras worn by law enforcement may be accessed and used by the public received approval today in the state House.
3/12/2018

Bill brings hope to Kentucky roads and bridges

House Bill 609 could bring needed repairs to our state's roads and bridges.