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February 26, 2021
2021 Session Update - Week 5
As we approached the halfway mark of the 30-day legislative session this week, the pace of legislation is moving rapidly. Many bills filed this week have already had committee hearings, and some even have been voted on within their originating chamber.

February 24, 2021
Transportation funding bill filed by Rep. Sal Santoro (HB 561)
On Tuesday, Representative Sal Santoro filed House Bill 561 which increases the gas tax, adds fees for electric vehicles and modifies the state’s road funding formulas.

February 19, 2021
2021 legislative session weekly summary - snow and ice delay final day to file bills
This week’s snow and ice storms seemed to affect all facets of daily life across the Commonwealth, and the General Assembly was no exception.

February 16, 2021
Legislature won't return until next week due to weather
Due to forecasts of continuing inclement weather, the General Assembly has delayed a return to session.

February 12, 2021
Fourth week of the 2021 legislative session sees flurry of activity
Kentucky freezing over did not affect the General Assembly rolling through action this week.


February 05, 2021
Third week of legislative session focused on governor's powers
Legislature overrides governor's vetoes, Beshear files lawsuits to stop implementation of bills.

February 10, 2021
KACo supports legislation to protect employers from frivolous COVID-19 lawsuits
Senate Bill 5 protects jobs by offering meaningful protections from frivolous COVID-19 lawsuits that could further harm the economy.

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