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May 12, 2022
2022 Primary: County Candidate Stats
There were more than 2,000 county candidates on the 2022 primary ballots this year.
May 06, 2022
2022 primary election analysis: state House and Senate races
The primary election is on May 17 and all state House and half of state Senate districts are on the ballot this year.
May 05, 2022
Five graduate from NACo Leadership Academy
The NACo Leadership Academy offers a robust curriculum developed by the Professional Development Academy in partnership with Fortune 1000 executives, public sector leaders, world-renowned academics and thought leaders.
May 05, 2022
SOAR Focus Summit June 23-24 in Hazard
SOAR officials said they had an incredible response from county officials at their first event earlier this year, and they are working hard to build specific programming of value for all elected leaders.
May 05, 2022
Bartleman reappointed, Whitfield appointed to infrastructure committee
McCracken County Commissioner Bill Bartleman, left, and Hopkins County Judge/Executive Jack Whitfield, right
May 03, 2022
Treasury releases clarification on ARPA Final Rule
The U.S. Department of Treasury released a FAQ document last week which clarifies many outstanding questions relating to debt service, using funds to make loans, and non-federal matching.
April 29, 2022
USDA funding opportunities for counties
Three funding opportunities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are highlighted, including funding for energy audits, renewable energy development, electric infrastructure, water and wastewater infrastructure.
April 28, 2022
$8.5 million presented to Hopkins County for tornado recovery, cleanup
File photo: Hopkins County Judge/Executive Jack Whitfield and Pres. Joe Biden tour tornado damage in the aftermath of the December 2021 tornadoes that struck Hopkins County and several other Kentucky counties, primarily in western Kentucky.
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