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January 22, 2021
Legislative leaders address Kentuckians for Better Transportation conference
Lawmakers joined two panel discussions, both focused on the dire need for transportation investment across the Commonwealth. The common theme of both conversations was the likelihood of a gas tax being passed during this legislative session.
January 21, 2021
Kentucky launches statewide wi-fi speed test initiative
New initiative aims to assess wi-fi speeds throughout the state. Deadline to participate is Feb. 18.
January 20, 2021
NACo releases analysis of President Biden’s COVID-19 rescue plan
President Biden's nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is part of a two-part strategy, designed to support households, businesses and state and local governments through the pandemic.
January 15, 2021
NACo High Performance Leadership Academy enrolling participants
The NACo High Performance Leadership Academy is an innovative, completely online 12-week program created to equip frontline county government professionals with practical leadership skills to deliver results for counties and communities.
January 15, 2021
Second week of legislative session dominated by budget bills
Both the House and Senate filed their preliminary budget language; however, leadership stressed that the current bills would not be the final language. Legislators will spend the next few weeks out of session, but in conference committee, working to develop the final budget language.
January 13, 2021
Budget advancement sets stage for negotiations
After a series of largely procedural votes on a one-year state budget and other spending plans, the General Assembly formed a series of committees today to hammer out the details of those plans.
January 11, 2021
Kentucky lawmakers begin budget process
A proposed one-year state budget and other spending plans were approved by the House today.
January 09, 2021
Lawmakers send six priority bills to Governor in first week of 2021 session
On a rare Saturday work day, legislators finalized bills limiting a Governor’s authority, allowing entities to remain open during the current or future state of emergency, and more.
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