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June 30, 2022
Gov. Beshear’s gas tax freeze takes effect July 1
On June 2, Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration filed an emergency regulation to freeze the state gas tax and to prevent a 2-cent increase per gallon that would have taken effect July 1.

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.

June 21, 2022
$203 million investment brings high-speed internet expansion to 35 counties
"High-speed, reliable internet service is not just the infrastructure of the future, it is the infrastructure of the present," Gov. Andy Beshear said during the announcement.

June 14, 2022
Protect workers from heat as temperatures rise
Learn to recognize the signs of heat stroke, related illnesses

June 09, 2022
Redevelopment program can help transform your county
Through the federal infrastructure bill, over the next five years, there will be $1.5 billion dollars available to assess, remediate and bring properties back to life.

June 03, 2022
Interim committee meetings begin in northern Kentucky
Thursday kicked off the beginning of interim committee meetings for the General Assembly.

June 03, 2022
Lee, Jefferson counties win NACo awards
The Achievement Awards program is a non-competitive awards program that seeks to recognize innovative county government programs. One outstanding program from each category will be selected as the “Best of Category.”

May 25, 2022
Interest rates continue rapid climb – what could it mean for your county?
Interest rates are rapidly moving upward. We have seen the Federal Reserve Funds rate rise from 0 percent at the beginning of the year to a current target range of 0.75 percent and as high as 1.00 percent.

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