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What you can do to fight spread of Hepatitis A in your county
Health officials are urging county officials to be more active and increase prevention measures for the Hepatitis A virus that is continuing to spread through county jails, local restaurants and essentially throughout the state.

State Senate and House not in session Friday
Winter Storm Warning for Frankfort cancels legislative session Jan. 12.

Special session ends with passage of rate freeze for health departments, other quasi agencies
Health departments, regional universities and other quasi-governmental agencies will continue to pay a lower pension contribution rate as a result of the work of the General Assembly during this week’s special session.

Pence comes to Ky. with $9M in federal grants to battle opioids
Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and Congressman Hal Rogers, R-Somerset, joined Gov. Matt Bevin in southeastern Kentucky.

HB 75
LRC eNews: Robert Weber

Election bill passes senate
A bill to change state office elections to even numbered years moves to the House.

Bill expands definition of what jail canteen funds
Bill expands definition of what jail canteen funds may be used for while maintaining the intent to use the funds for the benefit of prisoners in those jails.

49 counties to receive more than $13.5 million in excess coal severance tax revenue
Gov. Matt Bevin announced today that more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be distributed to 49 counties and 122 municipalities that qualify to receive funds from the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund (LGEAF) coal severance program.

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