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August 15, 2023
2023 KACo Insurance Grant application now open!
The Kentucky Association of Counties is proud to offer an opportunity once again to members of our Workers Compensation Fund and All Lines Fund to apply for grants to help reduce losses in connection with these two insurance funds.
August 11, 2023
Second round of LATCF payments available for revenue sharing counties
Treasury has opened the portal for eligible counties to certify for their second tranche of Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Funds (LATCF) payments.
August 04, 2023
Safe at Home initiative adds protections to public records for abuse victims
With some exemptions, counties now must accept a designated substitute address in place of an address that would be taken from registered people in the course of official business.
August 03, 2023
County Unemployment Rates: June 2023
In June 2023, Kentucky county unemployment rates ranged from a low of 3.5% in Woodford, Spencer and Carroll counties to a high of 9.7% in Magoffin County, 9.4% in Elliott and 9.1% in Martin (not seasonally adjusted).
July 27, 2023
Jail and corrections task force hears examples of inmate work programs
Work programs and farm operations for inmates in Kentucky’s prisons and county jails were in the spotlight Monday for the second meeting of the Jail and Corrections Reform Task Force.
July 25, 2023
Local government committee learns about county budget process
Members hear about key sources of revenue and expenses
July 24, 2023
Boone County receives national leadership award
cashVest by three+one has been deemed a best practice by the National Association of Counties (NACo) following extensive due diligence to confirm the applicability and usefulness of cashVest as an additional resource.
July 21, 2023
Report: State's serious crime rates dropped last year
Analysis shows a decrease in majority of major crime categories; new steps taken to protect children, improve public safety
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