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February 02, 2021Legislature overrides vetoes
Part two of the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 Session kicked off with lawmakers overriding gubernatorial vetoes.
January 29, 2021Governor Beshear announces four regional vaccine sites
Four regional COVID-19 vaccination sites will open Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 10 a.m., Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday.
January 22, 2021Legislative leaders address Kentuckians for Better Transportation conference
Lawmakers joined two panel discussions, both focused on the dire need for transportation investment across the Commonwealth. The common theme of both conversations was the likelihood of a gas tax being passed during this legislative session.
January 20, 2021NACo releases analysis of President Biden’s COVID-19 rescue plan
President Biden's nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is part of a two-part strategy, designed to support households, businesses and state and local governments through the pandemic.
January 21, 2021Kentucky launches statewide wi-fi speed test initiative
New initiative aims to assess wi-fi speeds throughout the state. Deadline to participate is Feb. 18.
January 15, 2021Second 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 13, 2021Budget advancement sets stage for negotiations
After a series of largely procedural votes on a one-year state budget and other spending plans, the General Assembly formed a series of committees today to hammer out the details of those plans.
January 11, 2021Kentucky lawmakers begin budget process
A proposed one-year state budget and other spending plans were approved by the House today.