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Sheriff departments and others receiving personal protective equipment gear
KACo staff members started making personal protective equipment deliveries last week, and those deliveries will continue as supplies are available.
Legislative Update March 29, 2020
As Kentucky counties and the rest of the world make daily adjustments in response to the pandemic that has changed most of our daily routines, it is no different for the work of the General Assembly.
UPDATE: CERS separation bill passes, heads to Governor
By a vote of 78-4 in the House and 31-1 in the Senate, House Bill 484 sponsored by Rep. Russell Webber (R-Bullitt, Hardin) was passed today. It now heads to the Governor’s desk for his consideration.
SBA COVID-related relief loans announced for businesses in Kentucky
Governor Andy Beshear recently announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved disaster relief loans for small businesses in Kentucky that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Department of Labor provides resources and guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Governor issues executive order: only life-sustaining businesses may remain open
All businesses that are not life-sustaining must stop operations effective Thursday, Mar. 26 at 8 p.m. except as needed to conduct minimum basic operations.
COVID-19 cited as reason for pared-down budget (1)
The differences between the Senate and House versions of the bill will be worked out in a conference committee of senators and representatives, starting Monday.
Legislative update March 23, 2020
Below is the information to keep you updated on legislative activity at the Capitol while you lead your county in responding to the COVID-19 fallout. Email with any questions:
Kentucky Association of Counties
400 Englewood Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601