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School safety improvements in Senate Bill 1—the top legislative priority of 2019 Kentucky General Assembly leaders—moved a step closer to becoming law after being amended and passed by the Kentucky House.
A bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky is on its way to the full House for a vote.
There are 144 Opportunity Zones in 84 counties in Kentucky.
A Senate committee approved a bill to spare health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies from the soaring hike in pension costs they face on July 1.
The newly-signed permitless conceal carry law, which goes into effect June 26, will likely result in fewer permits. $20 out of the $60 permit cost helps to fund sheriffs' offices.
The new law will eliminate the state's bank franchise tax and sales tax on nonprofit admission sales.
Senate Bill 57 expands discretionary expungement to all Class D felonies, except those that involve a breach of public trust, sex offenses, crimes against children and violent crimes.
HB 335 amends the county surplus property statute to allow for the transfer of surplus property for economic development purposes and for surplus property to be sold by the Finance Cabinet under an agreement with the county.