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March 11, 2022
Week 8 of the legislative session concludes
Jail fees, library board appointments and county clerk funding were addressed this week during the legislative session, and the Senate passed their version of the state budget.
March 11, 2022
Senate passes state budget plan
On Wednesday, the Senate unveiled their version of the state budget.
March 04, 2022
Sixty day legislative session continues at fast pace
Two-thirds into the 60-day session and legislation related to elections, accurate assessment of property values and library district board appointments all saw activity this week.
February 28, 2022
Governor signs fiscal court district reapportionment legislation
HB 212, which moves the start of the fiscal court district reapportionment process to May 2023, has been signed by the Governor.
February 25, 2022
National opioid settlement finalized; Kentucky to receive $483 million
County and state leaders joined Attorney General Daniel Cameron to announce a historic settlement between opioid makers and distributors and multiple states.
February 25, 2022
County priority bills highlighted during week No. 8 of legislative session
Legislation focused on counties includes bills addressing occupational license fees, restaurant taxes, county audit costs, revenue diversification and annexation.
February 16, 2022
Bill with potential for major positive fiscal impact on county jail budgets discussed in committee today
HB 211 was heard for discussion only today during the House Standing Committee on Local Government.
February 16, 2022
Bill to establish training requirements for deputy jailers discussed in committee today
HB 439, which would streamline basic training and continuing education requirements for deputy jailers, was brought forth for discussion in committee today.