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Second federal aid package passed for Coronavirus relief, including paid leave provisions
Yesterday, on March 18, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the second federal aid package passed designed to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Kentucky General Assembly postpones session until March 17
Legislative leaders announced that the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2020 session will be postponed until March 17. The Senate and House will not convene, as previously scheduled, on Friday, March 13 or Monday, March 16.

General Assembly Announces Plans for 2020 Regular Session
Members of House and Senate leadership announced today that the 2020 Regular Session will continue as scheduled, but with a number of safeguards and precautions in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Federal Stimulus Package Update
Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, national, state and local officials are seeking ways to help Americans.

COVID-19 cited as reason for pared-down budget
An expected drop in tax revenue and corresponding rise in need for social services brought on by the coronavirus disease were reflected in the proposed state budget passed by the Kentucky Senate.

County officials rally for transportation funding
County officials from across the state joined city, state and business leaders as part of the Kick Start Coalition to support a much-needed boost in funding for roads and bridges.

CERS separation bill passes out of Senate Committee
On March 18, the Senate State and Local Government Committee heard testimony on HB484.

CERS separation bill passes in House, heads to Senate
A bill that would create a framework for local control over local public pensions in Kentucky has passed the state House.

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