(KY) General Assembly’s 2020 session to begin Jan. 7

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 18, 2019General Assembly’s 2020 session to begin Jan. 7FRANKFORT – The schedule for the 2020 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly was approved today by legislative leaders.The session is scheduled to convene on Jan. 7 and adjourn April 15. It is expected to last 60 legislative days – the maximum allowed …

(KY) General Assembly’s 2020 session to begin Jan. 7

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 18, 2019General Assembly’s 2020 session to begin Jan. 7FRANKFORT – The schedule for the 2020 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly was approved today by legislative leaders.The session is scheduled to convene on Jan. 7 and adjourn April 15. It is expected to last 60 legislative days – the maximum allowed …

(KY) Who is this legislature working for?

March 14, 2017 As this session of the General Assembly winds down, its recurring theme has been the transfer of power to those who already have it. The dramatic rush of legislation in early January produced the new Republican majority’s crown jewel, a right-to-work law weakening the labor unions that represent Kentucky workers. Since then, …

(3/10/17) Senate President Pro Tempore David Givens Week in Review

Senate President Pro Tempore David GivensWeek in Review A flurry of activity stemming from committee meetings and the passage of bills marked a short but intense Week 6 of the Kentucky General Assembly. Although the Senate was only in session from Monday to Wednesday of this week, committee meetings still met during the later part …

KY Lobbyists evade state law

FRANKFORT -- Lobbyists of the General Assembly are forbidden by state law from making campaign contributions to candidates for the Kentucky House or Senate. But they are allowed to give contributions to state political parties, which this year have no higher priority than electing their candidates in the high-stakes races that will decide control of …

Kentucky: New laws go into effect July 15

    For Immediate Release July 11, 2016 New laws go into effect July 15 FRANKFORT -- New laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2016 regular session go into effect on July 15. Among the over 90 new laws taking effect this week is legislation to allow Kentucky’s courts to permanently seal the criminal …

Democratic Leader Announces Retirement from Kentucky House

By Lisa Autry & Kentucky News Network • Jan 25, 2016 A top Democrat in the Kentucky House says he will not seek re-election. Johnny Bell of Glasgow plans to retire from the General Assembly after eight years. The House Majority Whip says the political atmosphere in federal and state legislatures has changed, and it’s …

Amend and create various KRS sections to convert certain misdemeanors to pre-payable violations and set fines.

            HB 305/CI (BR 395) - B. Yonts AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments. Amend and create various KRS sections to convert certain misdemeanors to prepayable violations and set fines. Feb 5-introduced in House Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page   Thru the DIRECT LINK above can be …