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March 04, 2021
Legislative issues advance, big boost to broadband funding proposed
Wednesday marked the 22nd legislative day and the short, 30-day session is wrapping up. Despite the limited number of work days remaining and legislation moving quickly, bills focused on county legislative priorities are on the move.

March 03, 2021
Beshear appoints KACo representative, two others to CERS Board of Trustees
During his decades of work, Hackbart’s research has focused on managing public finances including debt management, public pension funds, popular financial reporting and state government structural budget issues.

March 01, 2021
House passes American Rescue Plan Act: $1.9 trillion COVID relief package
Read NACo’s analysis of the American Rescue Plan Act and see county-level funding estimates.

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.

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