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By the Numbers: KY Primary Elections
By the Numbers: KY Primary Elections
Pension assets
Assets in the Kentucky Retirement Systems have increased by $905 million so far this fiscal year with investment gains topping $1 billion year to date, officials told the state’s pension oversight board yesterday.
KY County Employee Retirement Trends
The number of people entering retirement in the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) is up in 2018. An additional 504 employees retired in fiscal year 2018 – which ends this month – compared to 2017.
Sports Wagering
Legislation is being proposed for the 2019 General Assembly to allow sports wagering in Kentucky.
What counties pay for audits are changing. Fiscal courts will notice the biggest difference. The state auditor wants two offices to pay less.
Sales Tax
Kentucky's new sales tax law goes into effect July 1, 2018, but do you know enough about it?
Boyd County passes mandatory Hepatitis A vaccination
New Boyd County Hepatitis A ordinance goes into effect July 1.
Pension bill ruling
Franklin Circuit Court ruled that the 2018 pension reform bill, Senate Bill 151, is unconstitutional for two reasons.