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TVA Update
The TVA in-lieu-of-tax bill continues to show strong support by many legislators as we approach the last few days of the General Session.

TVA goes to floor
House Bill 114 passed the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee Tuesday morning. It now heads to the Senate floor for a vote as soon as Thursday.

pension life support
Senate Bill 1, the controversial plan to overhaul Kentucky’s ailing pension system, is still on “life support,” according to its sponsor.

No private prisons
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The House-Senate Conference Committee trying to come to an agreement on a two-year state budget removed funding for private prisons sought by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration on Monday.

House-Senate committee
A House-Senate conference committee will soon begin meeting to hammer out agreements in the versions of the state budget bills approved by each chamber.

HB2 passes Senate
Legislation to update the state’s workers’ compensation system to provide better care for injured workers and more affordable workers’ compensation costs for Kentucky businesses passed out of the Senate Thursday evening with a 23-14 vote, sending it back to the House for concurrence.

HB 609 discussed in committee
The long-awaited public hearing on House Bill 609, regarding transportation infrastructure funding, took place in the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee meeting Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

HB 2 - Workers' Compensation
The Senate State and Local Government Committee passed House Bill 2 by a vote of 7-4, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Frankfort. HB 2 updates workers’ compensation laws in Kentucky. It was sponsored by Rep. Adam Koenig.

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