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March 10, 2021
Congress 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, 2021
See 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, 2021
Federal 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, 2021
2021 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 05, 2021
No rate increases for members of KACo’s Unemployment Insurance program
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Premiums were mailed out last week, and UI Board Chairman and Boyle County Magistrate Phil Sammons is happy to report there were no rate increases for any of the fund’s members.
March 05, 2021
The 2021 KACo Salt Auction will be April 5-7
The KACo Salt Auction is a reverse auction, which can save your county money when purchasing road salt through increased competition from suppliers.
March 05, 2021
Does your county have unexpected weather-related expenses?
KACo is here to help.
March 04, 2021
HB 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.
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