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January 17, 2024
House releases budget package, including $450 million for matching funds to local governments and nonprofits through the GRANT program
House Appropriations and Revenue Chair Jason Petrie filed the proposed state budget
January 12, 2024
Second week of the legislative session comes to a close
This week continued the measuerd start to the 2024 legislative session.
January 12, 2024
House and Senate races shaping up for the 2024 election
All 100 House districts and odd-numbered Senate districts are up for election this year.
January 05, 2024
Start of legislative session sees budget proposal, candidate filing deadline at the forefront
Lawmakers are back in Frankfort for “long” session.
November 07, 2023
Annexation, funding for essential county services top KACo’s legislative priorities
Officials outline key issues for counties
October 06, 2023
More counties eligible to apply for state’s HB 9 grant matching program
Kentucky Department for Local Government reviewing proposals
October 05, 2023
Developing a path forward on annexation
KACo presents ideas at task force meeting