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February 2016

What You Missed in the First Half of the 2016 General Assembly

The 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly has passed the midpoint, with legislators on their 34th of 60 available legislative days for this session. Though many legislative efforts continue to move through the chambers, much discussion concerns one thing: the BUDGET. The House and Senate both continue to hold…

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Halfway Home: Kentucky General Assembly has completed 32 in 60-day session

The 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly has passed the midpoint, with legislators having completed 32 of 60 available legislative days for this session. Though the legislative activity remains steady, the legislative politics and interest are focused on one thing: the BUDGET. The House and Senate both continue to…

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Budget Looms Large as Legislature Enters Week 7

The sixth week of the 2016 Session saw a continuation of contentious budget hearings as the House and Senate both continue to review the Governor’s budget proposal. The biggest points of contention seem to be: – Large cuts to postsecondary education, which are perceived as a double hit for some…

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Governor Bevin’s Budget Proposal Sparks a Flurry of Activity in the Legislature

The fourth week of the 2016 General Assembly was consumed by Governor Bevin’s release of his budget and policy proposals in his first State of the Commonwealth & Budget Address to a joint session of the General Assembly on Tuesday. Given the austere approach the Governor took in his budget…

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