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February 25, 2022National opioid settlement finalized; Kentucky to receive $483 million
County and state leaders joined Attorney General Daniel Cameron to announce a historic settlement between opioid makers and distributors and multiple states.
February 25, 2022County priority bills highlighted during week No. 8 of legislative session
Legislation focused on counties includes bills addressing occupational license fees, restaurant taxes, county audit costs, revenue diversification and annexation.
February 16, 2022Bill with potential for major positive fiscal impact on county jail budgets discussed in committee today
HB 211 was heard for discussion only today during the House Standing Committee on Local Government.
February 16, 2022Bill to establish training requirements for deputy jailers discussed in committee today
HB 439, which would streamline basic training and continuing education requirements for deputy jailers, was brought forth for discussion in committee today.
February 11, 2022Sixth week of the legislative session wraps up, 2022 County Officials Legislative Reception a success
As we approach the halfway mark of the legislative session, bills are moving through committee hearings.
February 09, 2022Feb. 9, 2022 designated County Government Day
Governor Andy Beshear issued a proclamation this week designating Feb. 9, 2022 as County Government Day.
February 04, 2022County priority bills filed during fifth week of legislative session
County priority bills were filed this week to allow counties to levy restaurant taxes and lift restrictions on occupational license fees.
January 28, 2022Fourth week of legislative session wraps up
Savings for county jails and fiscal court reapportionment legislation moves forward.