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Second federal aid package passed for Coronavirus relief, including paid leave provisions
Yesterday, on March 18, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the second federal aid package passed designed to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Photo ID to vote heads to governor's desk
By Miranda Combs Director of Communications Secretary of State's Office

Legislative update March 23, 2020
Below is the information to keep you updated on legislative activity at the Capitol while you lead your county in responding to the COVID-19 fallout. Email with any questions: shellie.hampton@kaco.org.

Legislative Leaders Announce Abbreviated Session
Scheduled work days reduced to lessen spread of COVID-19

Federal Stimulus Package Update
Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, national, state and local officials are seeking ways to help Americans.

COVID-19 cited as reason for pared-down budget (1)
The differences between the Senate and House versions of the bill will be worked out in a conference committee of senators and representatives, starting Monday.

COVID-19 cited as reason for pared-down budget
An expected drop in tax revenue and corresponding rise in need for social services brought on by the coronavirus disease were reflected in the proposed state budget passed by the Kentucky Senate.

CERS separation bill passes out of Senate Committee
On March 18, the Senate State and Local Government Committee heard testimony on HB484.

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