February 5, 2016 – Legislative Report No. 6 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the twenty-second legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Legislation is moving through the committee process and passing the respective chambers.  Through yesterday there have been 25 bills and resolutions passed by the Senate and 24 bills and resolutions passed by...

January 29, 2016 Legislative Report No. 5 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the seventeenth legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. On Tuesday, Governor Bevin presented his State Budget Address (HB 303) to a joint session of the General Assembly.  Many state agencies will see a budget reduction of 9% each of the next two fiscal years, in...

January 21, 2016 Legislative Report No. 4 – Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the twelfth legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 185 Senate bills and resolutions and 347 House bills and resolutions introduced.  Due to the inclement weather forecast the Kentucky General Assembly will not convene Friday,...

January 15, 2016 Legislative Report No. 3 – Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the ninth legislative day of the 2016 General Assembly.  There have been a total of 158 Senate bills and resolutions and 309 House bills and resolutions filed. The General Assembly will not convene on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. We have been...

January 8, 2016 Legislative Report No. 2 – 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the fourth legislative day of this sixty day session. In the first four days of the session there have been a total of 126 Senate bills and resolutions and 236 House bills and resolutions introduced. On January 4, Governor Bevin issued a Road Fund Budget Reduction Order. This was necessary...

January 4, 2016 Legislative Report No. 1 – 2016 Kentucky General Assembly

The 2016 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is set to begin tomorrow, January 5 and run through Monday, March 28. The General Assembly will then recess for a ten-day veto period which is scheduled to begin on March 29 and the legislature is scheduled to adjourn sine die on April 12. Most of the...

April 16, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 9 – Final Report Kentucky General Assembly

Kentucky Farm Bureau was involved in many pieces of legislation this session supporting, opposing, and monitoring bills.  We were able to secure passage of several of our priority issues this year. We were able to secure additional fiscal year 2016 funding for the Agricultural Development Fund and the Soil...

March 13, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 8 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

Late Tuesday night the General Assembly adjourned for the ten day veto period and is set to return on Monday, March 23 for the final two days of the 2015 session of the General Assembly. The last two days will be very busy as several conference committees will try to complete their work. These conference...

Legislative Report No. 7 – 2015 Kentucky General Assembly – March 6, 2015

The General Assembly adjourned on Wednesday and session for Thursday and Friday was cancelled. They will convene again on Monday, March 9 for their twenty-fourth legislative day. They will also meet next Tuesday and Wednesday before recessing for the ten-day veto period and then will return on March 23 and...

February 27, 2015 Legislative Report No. 6 2015 Ky General Assembly

Today marks the twentieth day of this thirty day session. Many issues remain unresolved: a bill to address Kentucky’s heroin problem, dating violence, telecommunication reform, and the shortfall of revenue for the state’s road fund and with only ten days remaining the pace of this session will begin to...

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