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Final Days: Weekly Update March 18

The final few days of the 2013 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly wound down as a flurry of bills were passed back and forth between the House and Senate.  Work remains though  on other bills when we return next week for the final two days of the session. The House began debate on […]

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Regular Session Complete: Weekly Update March 11

By the time this week’s column is printed, the 2013 regular session of the legislature will be essentially complete. There will be two days left at the end of March to review and possibly override what if anything the Governor has vetoed, but there won’t be any days left to pass additional legislation. As this […]

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Weekly Update: Will we finish?

This week is the last full week of the 2013 Regular Session, but because of the lack of progress on either Pension Reform or Tax Reform I’m afraid that the Governor will call us back to Frankfort for an Extraordinary (Special) Session later this year. As I reported in one of my earlier updates, a […]

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Halfway there? Weekly Update: February 25

We’re now more than halfway through the 2013 Regular Session, but we aren’t halfway through what needs to be done. Last Thursday the House State Government Committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 2, which is the bill addressing our public pension systems.  Sadly the committee only discussed the proposal, and didn’t vote on whether or […]

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Weekly Update: February 11

After a three week break, members of the General Assembly returned to Frankfort for part two of the 2013 Legislative Session. For the next five weeks the House and Senate will debate numerous proposals. The week started with the Governor’s annual State of the Commonwealth Address delivered to a joint session of the House and […]

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