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January 15, 2021
Second week of legislative session dominated by budget bills
Both the House and Senate filed their preliminary budget language; however, leadership stressed that the current bills would not be the final language. Legislators will spend the next few weeks out of session, but in conference committee, working to develop the final budget language.

January 11, 2021
Kentucky lawmakers begin budget process
A proposed one-year state budget and other spending plans were approved by the House today.

January 09, 2021
Lawmakers send six priority bills to Governor in first week of 2021 session
On a rare Saturday work day, legislators finalized bills limiting a Governor’s authority, allowing entities to remain open during the current or future state of emergency, and more.

January 08, 2021
2021 Regular Session: Legislative Update Week 1
Known as the short session, the legislature has up to 30 working days before the constitutional deadline of March 30 to complete its work.

January 08, 2021
Governor’s 2021 budget address highlights broadband, COVID and unemployment relief
Last night, Governor Beshear provided his 2021 State of the Commonwealth Budget Address virtually.

January 05, 2021
2021 legislative session kicks off
Today, legislators from across Kentucky reconvened to kick off the first day of the 30-day 2021 legislative session.

December 22, 2020
Additional COVID-19 relief bill headed to President Trump’s desk
After months of negotiation, Congress passed a nearly $900 billion coronavirus relief bill Monday, Dec. 21.

December 21, 2020
Many ways to stay connected to General Assembly action
Lawmakers’ 2021 session begins Jan. 5

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