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October 03, 2023
Budget resolution passes, funding restored for FEMA disaster relief
On Saturday, Sept. 30 – just hours before the deadline – Congress passed a spending bill that averted a government shutdown.
September 01, 2023
Task force examines the financial impact of jails on county budgets
Six county judge/executives testify before lawmakers
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
July 25, 2023
Local government committee learns about county budget process
Members hear about key sources of revenue and expenses
July 05, 2023
Attorneys provide overview of Kentucky's annexation laws
Lawmakers hold first meeting of annexation task force
June 26, 2023
New state laws take effect this week
New laws related to child abuse, drugs, gambling, mental health, gender services, education and dozens of other topics are set to take effect on Thursday after receiving a nod from the Kentucky General Assembly earlier this year.
June 16, 2023
Wheeler discusses annexation with county officials
State senator from Pike County is member of annexation task force
June 13, 2023
County jail discussion marks first meeting of special task force
KACo, Jailers’ Association representatives testify in Frankfort