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December 15, 2020
Historically low interest rates provide opportunity for counties
KACo has helped 11 counties and other entities access the bond markets to meet their capital needs at historically low interest rates.
December 10, 2020
New leadership and committee chairs announced for 2021 legislative session
Senate Republican leadership remains the same, with Democrats electing Reggie Thomas as Caucus Chair. The lone change in House Republican leadership is Steven Rudy, who was chosen by his peers as Floor Leader. House Democrats re-elected their current leadership team.
November 30, 2020
$40 million in relief funds available for Kentucky restaurants
The Food and Beverage Relief Fund Application system will open at noon EST on Nov. 30.
November 06, 2020
Tuesday’s election increases Republican majorities in Kentucky legislature
When the legislature convenes in 2021, the House will have a 75-25 Republican majority and in the Senate, Republicans will have a 30-8 majority.
November 06, 2020
KACo leadership shares 2021 priorities with legislative committee
The Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) presented before the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government today.
October 18, 2020
Governor announces new COVID-19 restrictions
There are no changes for retail stores, child care facilities, barbershops/salons, manufacturers or hospitals.
Rothenburger honored for years of service
This year the KACo County Advocate award is being presented to retiring lawmakers who have made outstanding efforts in the General Assembly to advance Kentucky’s counties through the lens of their prior experience as county officials.
Sims honored for years of service
State representative also served as Fleming County magistrate
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