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Legislative Calendar for Monday, February 11, 2019

Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee 1:00 pm, Annex Room 149 Members: Sen. Stephen West (Co-Chair), Rep. David Hale (Co-Chair), Sen. Julie Raque Adams, Sen. Perry B. Clark, Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr, Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, Rep. Jason Petrie, Rep. Tommy Turner House Standing Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments, and Intergovernmental Affairs 2:00…


Legislative Calendar for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

House Standing Committee on Agriculture 8:30 am, Annex Room 129 Agenda: Update on the Industrial Hemp Program • Commissioner Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Department of Agriculture Issues Facing CBD Companies • Katie Moyer, Kentucky Hemp Works • Jason Marshall, Rocky Ridge Hemp Company Members: Rep. Richard Heath (Chair), Rep. Mark Hart, Rep….


Campaign finance reporting bill moves to House

The state Senate passed legislation today that supporters said would bring additional transparency, accountability and integrity to Kentucky’s electoral process. Known as Senate Bill 4, the measure passed by a 34-2 vote. It would require mandatory electronic filing of all candidates’ campaign finance reports by the May 2020 primaries, a process…


Legislative leaders create Public Pensions Working Group

The Kentucky General Assembly has formed a Public Pensions Working Group to review and analyze the state’s public pension systems. The working group, which was created by co-chairs of the Legislative Research Commission (LRC), pending ratification of the full LRC, will conduct a review of the systems’ structure, costs, benefits,…


Proposed election date change heads to House #KYGA19

A bill that would move the governor’s race to even-numbered years passed out of the state Senate today, making it the first measure to clear the chamber this session. The measure, known as Senate Bill 5, is a proposed state constitutional amendment to move to even-numbered years the elections of…