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Thu March 12, 2015
State Capitol

Remedy For Road Fund Problems Remains Elusive

Credit kentucky.com

    A number of widely debated issues await Kentucky lawmakers when they return to the capitol on March 23.  One piece of legislation that remains in limbo is related to taxation and the upkeep of Kentucky's roads.

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Fri January 24, 2014
State Capitol

Assessing Pace of 2014 General Assembly

Credit courier-journal.com

The Kentucky general assembly is about a third of the way through the 2014 session.  As is the case in most Kentucky legislative sessions, a great deal of the voting comes in the later weeks and days.  For instance, no votes occurred in either house Friday morning and both the House and Senate were in session for less than an hour.

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Thu June 30, 2011
Statehouse News

Lawmakers Respond to KRS Audit

Lawmakers are promising legislation addressing issues raised in a state audit of the Kentucky Retirement Systems.  The 118-page audit made 92 recommendations for strengthening Board of Trustees’ oversight and governance of the Kentucky Retirement Systems.  The board manages investments of nearly $13 billion for 300,000 active and retired state workers.  State Auditor Crit Luallen says the audit primarily focused on the use of placement agents, which she defined for House and Senate State Government Committee members.

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