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November 07, 2023
Annexation, funding for essential county services top KACo’s legislative priorities
Officials outline key issues for counties
October 06, 2023
More counties eligible to apply for state’s HB 9 grant matching program
Kentucky Department for Local Government reviewing proposals
October 05, 2023
Developing a path forward on annexation
KACo presents ideas at task force meeting
October 03, 2023
Budget resolution passes, funding restored for FEMA disaster relief
On Saturday, Sept. 30 – just hours before the deadline – Congress passed a spending bill that averted a government shutdown.
September 01, 2023
Task force examines the financial impact of jails on county budgets
Six county judge/executives testify before lawmakers
August 31, 2023
County officials ask for a fair approach to state annexation laws
Task force meeting highlights how some county governments are treated differently across state
July 25, 2023
Local government committee learns about county budget process
Members hear about key sources of revenue and expenses
July 05, 2023
Attorneys provide overview of Kentucky's annexation laws
Lawmakers hold first meeting of annexation task force