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4/10/2020

CERS contribution rate freeze signed by Gov. Beshear

The legislation freezes the CERS contribution rate at FY20 levels.
4/8/2020

Legislation freezing CERS rates for one year heads to Governor's desk

CERS rates will be frozen at FY20 rates for one year.
4/3/2020

Weekly legislative update - April 3, 2020

As Kentucky counties and the rest of the world make daily adjustments in response to the pandemic that has changed most of our daily routines, it is no different for the work of the General Assembly.
3/31/2020

Sheriff departments and others receiving personal protective equipment gear

KACo staff members started making personal protective equipment deliveries last week, and those deliveries will continue as supplies are available.
3/29/2020

Legislative Update March 29, 2020

As Kentucky counties and the rest of the world make daily adjustments in response to the pandemic that has changed most of our daily routines, it is no different for the work of the General Assembly.
3/26/2020

UPDATE: CERS separation bill passes, heads to Governor

By a vote of 78-4 in the House and 31-1 in the Senate, House Bill 484 sponsored by Rep. Russell Webber (R-Bullitt, Hardin) was passed today. It now heads to the Governor’s desk for his consideration.
3/26/2020

SBA COVID-related relief loans announced for businesses in Kentucky

Governor Andy Beshear recently announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved disaster relief loans for small businesses in Kentucky that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
3/25/2020

U.S. Department of Labor provides resources and guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
3/25/2020

Governor issues executive order: only life-sustaining businesses may remain open

All businesses that are not life-sustaining must stop operations effective Thursday, Mar. 26 at 8 p.m. except as needed to conduct minimum basic operations.
3/23/2020

Legislative Update March 23, 2020

Below is the information to keep you updated on legislative activity at the Capitol while you lead your county in responding to the COVID-19 fallout. Email with any questions: shellie.hampton@kaco.org.