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March 12, 20212021 General Assembly Week 6 update
Five working days remain in the 2021 regular legislative session and we need your help to get many county priority bills across the finish line.
March 12, 2021What we know about the new federal COVID relief package
On March 11, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law, which includes direct aid to Kentucky counties.
March 11, 2021Bill Patrick enjoying retirement after 40 years of service
Patrick capped successful career as executive director of the Kentucky County Attorneys Association for 12 years.
March 10, 2021Congress passes new COVID relief package, including aid to states and local governments
Congress has now passed the American Rescue Plan Act with an estimated $2.4 billion in direct aid to the state and millions of dollars in much-needed aid for Kentucky counties.
March 08, 2021See what the newest federal COVID relief bill could mean for your county
The American Rescue Plan Act was passed by the U.S. Senate last week and now heads to the U.S. House of Representatives with an estimated $874 million in direct aid to Kentucky counties.
March 05, 2021Federal legislation would allocate $807 million in relief for Kentucky counties
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 proposes direct county allocation based on population of $60.1 billion.
March 05, 20212021 General Assembly - Regular Session Legislative Update
Friday, March 5, marked the 24th legislative day and the short, 30-day session is wrapping up. Despite the limited number of workdays remaining and legislation moving quickly, bills focused on county legislative priorities are on the move.
March 04, 2021HB 320 heads to the Senate, provides $250 million in funding for broadband (1)
HB 320, sponsored by Rep. Brandon Reed and co-sponsored by Rep. Jason Petrie, sets aside $250 million in funding to provide broadband access to unserved and underserved areas in Kentucky and allows electric coops to deploy broadband services.