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Tax reform bill heading to governor’s desk
The new law will eliminate the state's bank franchise tax and sales tax on nonprofit admission sales.

State parks infuse millions of dollars into Kentucky counties every year
There’s a state park location in almost half of Kentucky counties.

School safety bill moves toward final passage
School safety improvements in Senate Bill 1—the top legislative priority of 2019 Kentucky General Assembly leaders—moved a step closer to becoming law after being amended and passed by the Kentucky House.

Newly-signed permitless conceal carry law may cost sheriffs' offices
The newly-signed permitless conceal carry law, which goes into effect June 26, will likely result in fewer permits. $20 out of the $60 permit cost helps to fund sheriffs' offices.

HB 136 medical marijuana passes committee
A bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky is on its way to the full House for a vote.

Expungement bill receives final passage
Senate Bill 57 expands discretionary expungement to all Class D felonies, except those that involve a breach of public trust, sex offenses, crimes against children and violent crimes.

Does your county have an Opportunity Zone?
There are 144 Opportunity Zones in 84 counties in Kentucky.

Bill to help health departments, other agencies with pension costs advances
A Senate committee approved a bill to spare health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies from the soaring hike in pension costs they face on July 1.

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