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September 07, 2021
First day of special legislative session sees flurry of activity
State of emergency extension, mask mandates, open meetings and more addressed; Governor expected to sign first piece of legislation tonight

September 07, 2021
Lawmakers to convene special session
Lawmakers will convene a special legislative session on Sept. 7 in Frankfort.

September 03, 2021
Lawmakers prepare for possible special session to address COVID-19 obstacles
Campbell County Jailer Jim Daley, who is also the Kentucky Jailers Association president, testified Wednesday updating legislators on the state of jails dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 20, 2021
Stivers presented 2021 County Advocate Award
Senate president sponsored and supported bills that advanced issues important to counties

August 09, 2021
Positive state transportation revenue report for FY21
State budget office officials presented positive findings regarding the FY21 state revenue report to interim joint committee members last week.

August 03, 2021
Legislative Research Commission offers latest guidance to citizens attending legislative meetings
Press release courtesy of the Legislative Research Commission (LRC).

August 02, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Gov. Beshear, Firestone Industrial Products break ground on Whitley County expansion
Press release and photo courtesy of the Governor's Office regarding Firestone Industrial Products' expansion in Whitley County.

July 30, 2021
Billions available for county economic development, including $300 million for coal communities
Counties can apply directly for funding through competitive grant programs offered by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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