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Pew Launches New Resource for State and Local Leaders
The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative has launched a new online resource center that provides case studies about the effective use of data by state and local governments.
SB 150 Concealed Carry Goes to House
The state Senate passed a measure that would allow someone to carry a concealed firearm without a license.
SB 70 Strangulation Bill to House
Senate Bill 70 would make non-fatal strangulation a felony.
Hemp Legislation HB 197 Awaits Senate
Kentucky would expand its definition of industrial hemp to match language in the 2018 Farm Bill.
More than 1 in 7 Kentuckians live in households struggling with hunger
Almost 15 percent of Kentuckians live in households with food insecurity.
Bills on the Move
Possible new laws advanced in the legislative process the week relating to pregnant workers, felony expungement, sexual assault victims, sports wagering and more.
KACo releases new public pension guide for county officials
The public pension world is full of jargon and acronyms but understanding public pension policy is more important than ever for locally-elected officials.
Lawmakers discuss restoring voting rights to felons
A bill to automatically restore voting rights to felons upon completion of their sentence and making full restitution had its first hearing before a legislative committee.
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