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February 04, 2022County priority bills filed during fifth week of legislative session
County priority bills were filed this week to allow counties to levy restaurant taxes and lift restrictions on occupational license fees.
January 28, 2022Fourth week of legislative session wraps up
Savings for county jails and fiscal court reapportionment legislation moves forward.
January 25, 2022Representative Imes presented 2021 County Advocate Award
Rep. Mary Beth Imes has been presented a 2021 County Advocate award by the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo).
January 21, 2022Third week of legislative session focused on budgets
The House passes a budget, the legislature overrides governor's vetoes and Democrats file a lawsuit to stop implementation of redistricting maps.
January 21, 2022Representative Hatton presented County Advocate award
Rep. Angie Hatton has been presented a 2021 County Advocate award by the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo).
January 20, 2022House passes budget bills with big wins for counties
The House passed the Executive Branch budget this afternoon with bipartisan support, 85-8.
January 14, 2022Second week of legislative session focused on West KY tornado relief
Tornado relief, jail support and the budget were hot topics this week in the General Assembly.
January 14, 2022Treasury releases final guidance for spending ARPA funds
The final rule allows much more flexibility for counties using their ARPA funds.