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More than 1 in 7 Kentuckians live in households struggling with hunger
Almost 15 percent of Kentuckians live in households with food insecurity.
Bills on the Move
Possible new laws advanced in the legislative process the week relating to pregnant workers, felony expungement, sexual assault victims, sports wagering and more.
KACo releases new public pension guide for county officials
The public pension world is full of jargon and acronyms but understanding public pension policy is more important than ever for locally-elected officials.
Lawmakers discuss restoring voting rights to felons
A bill to automatically restore voting rights to felons upon completion of their sentence and making full restitution had its first hearing before a legislative committee.
Campaign finance e-file bill goes to governor
Legislation that would allow all elected officials in Kentucky to electronically file their campaign finance reports passed the Kentucky General Assembly.
State parks infuse millions of dollars into Kentucky counties every year
There’s a state park location in almost half of Kentucky counties.
School safety bill moves toward final passage
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.
HB 136 medical marijuana passes committee
A bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky is on its way to the full House for a vote.
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