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State property tax calendar a challenge, officials say
County officials explain the complex schedule of property taxes to the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government.

Department of Labor OT Rules
The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a new rule that will increase the salary threshold for those receiving overtime pay. Final comments are due by May 21, 2019.

Bill puts felony charge on strangulation
Gov. Matt Bevin held a bill signing ceremony on Tuesday for legislation approved by the 2019 General Assembly that specifically makes strangulation a felony.

Bevin Says He Has Agreed To Changes To His Pension Proposal
Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan that would impact county health departments.

Bevin: 'Onus' on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it's up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene.

Bevin’s changes to pension bill haven’t changed anyone’s mind, House speaker says
House members want to ensure that Tier 1 and Tier 2 employees of health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies have the option to retain their current benefits.

Alternative funding plans for pension systems discussed
Two alternatives to funding the state’s ailing pension systems were discussed during a meeting of the Public Pension Oversight Board on Monday.

6 counties to undergo post-election audits
The Kentucky Attorney General's office will perform post-election audits on Bourbon, Carter, Fleming, Marion, Muhlenberg and Scott counties.

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