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November 29, 2021
Representative Massey presented 2021 County Advocate Award
Representative Massey sponsored and supported bills that advanced issues important to counties.

November 22, 2021
IRS releases clarification on taxability of American Rescue Plan funds
Last week the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a fact sheet on taxability and reporting of payments relating to the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Recovery Funds.

November 19, 2021
Representative Smith presented 2021 County Advocate Award
Representative Smith sponsored and supported bills that advanced issues important to counties.

November 19, 2021
New OSHA regulation: COVID vaccination and testing requirements for employers
In Kentucky, this regulation will be applicable to public employers including the state, counties, school districts, special districts and cities, as well as private employers. While the federal courts have currently halted implementation of the rule, it is recommended that counties prepare for this possibility.

November 17, 2021
Federal infrastructure bill signed into law
On Nov. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and it was signed by President Joe Biden on Nov. 15. The bill passed the Senate on Aug. 10.

November 17, 2021
Treasury releases updated ARPA reporting requirements
On Nov. 15, 2021, the U.S. Treasury updated reporting requirements for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.

November 19, 2021
Representative Santoro presented 2021 County Advocate Award
Representative Santoro sponsored and supported bills that advanced issues important to counties.

November 15, 2021
KACo Leadership Institute: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
This page includes links to resources related to the KACo Leadership Institute course held on Nov. 15, 2021 about electric vehicle infrastructure.

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