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Voter ID bill passes House, returns to Senate
The House passed SB2 by a vote of 62-35. The bill now returns to the Senate, where it passed by a vote of 29-9 in late January.

Real ID bill passes House
HB453, which supporters say is the final step needed for statewide implementation of the federal Real ID requirement has passed the House.

Rally at Capitol for transportation funding bill on Mar. 10
Join us next Tuesday, Mar. 10 at 1 p.m. at the Capitol Rotunda to show your support for increased transportation funding.

Kentucky General Assembly postpones session until March 17
Legislative leaders announced that the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2020 session will be postponed until March 17. The Senate and House will not convene, as previously scheduled, on Friday, March 13 or Monday, March 16.

General Assembly Announces Plans for 2020 Regular Session
Members of House and Senate leadership announced today that the 2020 Regular Session will continue as scheduled, but with a number of safeguards and precautions in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

County officials rally for transportation funding
County officials from across the state joined city, state and business leaders as part of the Kick Start Coalition to support a much-needed boost in funding for roads and bridges.

CERS separation bill passes in House, heads to Senate
A bill that would create a framework for local control over local public pensions in Kentucky has passed the state House.

Broadband deployment bill passes House
HB362 - which would create a framework for future funding of broadband deployment grants in the Commonwealth - has passed the House 82-11 and has advanced to the Senate.

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