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Aug 15
Governor and Secretary of State release procedures for General Election
  • County News
In the weeks ahead, the Governor, Secretary of State, State Board of Elections and local election officials will educate Kentuckians on the General Election plan.

May 15
Governor announces $300 million available to local governments from CARES Act
  • County News
The funds will be available for expenses related to COVID-19.

May 04
County leaders discuss the impact of COVID-19 with KET's Renee Shaw
  • County News
Major issues facing local governments in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond were addressed Monday on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” that featured two County Judge/Executives and Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) Executive Director Jim Henderson.

Apr 30
KACo Board holds virtual meeting to discuss COVID-19 strategies and innovative solutions
  • County News
On April 30, the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) held a special-called virtual KACo Board meeting to discuss county efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 15
2020 primary election process approved by state board of elections
  • County News
New guidance for the 2020 primary election announced.

Apr 22
New estimates show 12 percent drop in road funding for already-strapped counties
  • County News
The Department for Local Government has received updated FY21 County Road Aid and Municipal Road Aid estimates from the Transportation Cabinet.

Apr 22
Eastern Kentucky Judge/Executives discuss Census strategies
  • County News
Nearly 40 eastern Kentucky judge/executives participated in an informative Tuesday conference call focused on Census participation with Rocky Adkins, senior adviser to Gov. Andy Beshear.

Apr 20
Kentucky jail population drops during COVID-19
  • County News
Jail populations have declined by 26 percent over the last month.

Apr 03
Beshear, McConnell secure support for rural Kentucky hospitals
  • County News
  • Medicaid
Governor Andy Beshear and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved Kentucky’s request to recover Medicaid federal match rates.

Mar 26
SBA COVID-related relief loans announced for businesses in Kentucky
  • County News
  • Attorney General
  • Business
Governor Andy Beshear recently announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved disaster relief loans for small businesses in Kentucky that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 08
NACo launches effort to make counties eligible for paid leave payroll tax credits
  • County News
  • NACo
  • Payroll Tax Credit
  • Sick Leave
The National Association of Counties has launched an initiative to develop legislation that would make state and local governments eligible for emergency paid leave payroll tax credits.

Apr 08
Sheriff departments and others receiving personal protective equipment gear
  • County News
KACo staff members started making personal protective equipment deliveries last week, and those deliveries will continue as supplies are available.