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Voter ID bill passes House, returns to Senate
The House passed SB2 by a vote of 62-35. The bill now returns to the Senate, where it passed by a vote of 29-9 in late January.

Rally at Capitol for transportation funding bill on Mar. 10
Join us next Tuesday, Mar. 10 at 1 p.m. at the Capitol Rotunda to show your support for increased transportation funding.

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.

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.

Broadband deployment bill passes House
HB362 - which would create a framework for future funding of broadband deployment grants in the Commonwealth - has passed the House 82-11 and has advanced to the Senate.

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

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