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August 31, 2023
County officials ask for a fair approach to state annexation laws
Task force meeting highlights how some county governments are treated differently across state
August 30, 2023
Public Sector County Employment Report: 2022
In some counties, the labor market is much more dependent on public sector employment.
August 30, 2023
Notice of changes to eligible area maps for USDA Rural Development housing programs
USDA Rural Development has completed its 2020 decennial United States census review for all areas under its jurisdiction to identify areas that no longer qualify as rural for USDA Rural Housing programs.
August 24, 2023
County unemployment rates: July 2023
Unemployment rates rose in 98 counties between July 2022 and July 2023, fell in 17, and stayed the same in five counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet.
August 23, 2023
KACo launches I Love My KY County Art Contest
Students are invited to submit their original art and let us know why you love your Kentucky county! Deadline: Oct. 13, 2023.
August 22, 2023
With extreme heat conditions this week, outside workers should be on alert
Indoors, workers should be allowed to rest in a cool or air-conditioned area away from heat sources such as ovens and furnaces.
August 21, 2023
NCSL releases report on AI regulation in states
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has released a new report, “Approaches to Regulating Artificial Intelligence: A Primer".
August 21, 2023
KACo Leadership Institute: Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery for County Elected Officials
Join us on Oct. 3 or Oct. 4 for this free class.
Kentucky Association of Counties
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