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Auditor finds issues at Leslie sheriff dept.

Kentucky state Auditor Mike Harmon’s office released a June 13 audit report that found problems with the way the Leslie County Sheriff’s Department handled auto inspection fees. The state-required audit found the sheriff’s office did not issue receipts for all auto inspections, and a deputy sheriff was found to have…



It’s Bevin v. Beshear in the fall

Tuesday’s primary election held few surprises. At the top of the ticket, Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear will face Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in a general election race that will be hard-fought and likely will get ugly. Even as polls closed in Kentucky, out-of-state organizations sent messages into the commonwealth,…


Pension board gets actuarial numbers

FRANKFORT (Legislative Research Commission) — Retirees in the Kentucky Retirement Systems’ pension plans are expected to live longer which, along with less turnover among some active employees, will ultimately impact system costs, a state oversight committee heard in late April. The new assumptions are part of the 2013-2018 KRS actuarial…


Interim committee meetings coming up

Legislative committees begin meeting for the interim on Monday, June 3 and will meet for a week each month through Friday, Nov. 22. Most meetings are held in the Capitol Annex in Frankfort, but several are slated for other locations. They are noted in the schedule below. The meeting weeks…