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September 02, 2022
Task force testimony highlights county collaboration with bourbon industry
KACo emphasizes the importance of successful partnership.
August 26, 2022
Lawmakers pass disaster relief package in special session
The bipartisan legislation passed both chambers today and was signed by the Governor this afternoon.
August 25, 2022
Legislators unveil eastern Kentucky flood relief bill
Wednesday, legislators introduced HB1 (Rep. John Blanton) and SB1 (Senate President Robert Stivers) that provide funding for flood relief in Eastern Kentucky.
August 23, 2022
Gov. Beshear calls special session to address Eastern Kentucky flood relief
The special session will begin this Wednesday, August 24 at noon.
August 12, 2022
New judicial commission on mental health launched
Officials have announced the creation of the Kentucky Judicial Commission on Mental Health.
July 15, 2022
Task Force studying EMS challenges begins its work
The first task force meeting provided education on emergency medical services in Kentucky.
July 15, 2022
New laws impacting jails, elections and open meetings go into effect
The new laws went into effect July 14.
June 24, 2022
Testimony sheds light on counties’ expenses for housing pre-adjudicated inmates
Tuesday, staff members from the Department of Corrections testified before the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government to share the fiscal impact of HB 211 from the 2022 legislative session.