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SB4, which would change how state selects Transportation Secretary, moves forward
A bill that would pave the way to changes in how Kentucky hires transportation secretaries passed out of the state Senate today.

Police pursuit policy bill gets committee approval, heads to House
“Police pursuit” policies would be required at law enforcement agencies statewide under a bill on its way to the Kentucky House.

Legislation to expand revenue options for counties introduced in House
A bill to allow the General Assembly the option to help counties restructure their revenue options has been filed in the House by Rep. Michael Meredith (R-Edmonson, Warren).

KACo testifies in support of HB475 to give local governments more revenue flexibility
HB475, which would amend the Kentucky Constitution to expand the ability of the General Assembly to provide more revenue options for counties, passed out of the committee 15-0 (with two passes) Thursday, Feb. 27.

House votes to approve legalization of medical marijuana
For the first time in Kentucky history, a bill to legalize medical marijuana came to a vote on the floor of the Kentucky House. Apparently the first time was a charm.

EMS funding bill supported by KACo advances to Senate
A bill that would allow Kentucky’s struggling emergency medical services statewide to benefit from enhanced federal Medicaid payments for ground ambulance runs has passed the Kentucky House.

Changes to election procedures approved in House
A bill that would change Kentucky mail-in absentee ballot procedures and clarify that more than one voting precinct may vote at a single location has passed the state House.

2020 Legislative Session Update: Week 7
Review of activity from the seventh week of the 2020 General Assembly.

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