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Terrorism Bill
The House Judiciary Committee advanced legislation today that addresses prosecution of terrorists under state statute.

Pawnbroker passes Senate
It would get harder to pawn stolen loot under a measure that passed the state Senate by a 35-0 vote Wednesday, Feb. 21.

Jailer budget- KY Today
County jailers and the state medical examiners were among the groups seeking restoration of funding before a legislative committee Tuesday.

House Budget
An updated 2018-20 budget that includes significant changes from the proposal Gov. Matt Bevin unveiled last month is on its way to the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives, where it could be approved Thursday afternoon.

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

HB 373 Body Cameras
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.

HB 246
Kentucky’s community pharmacies would play a bigger role in the state’s fight against opioid addiction under legislation that has passed the state House.

Budget bill now in hands of the Senate
The budget bill, House Bill 200, passed the House last week on a 76-15 vote. The bill now is in possession of the Senate, and KACo staff members are reaching out to Senate leaders and Appropriations and Revenue Committee members to review the positives and negatives for counties in the House Budget.

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