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Posts tagged as “Kentucky General Assembly 2019 session”

Commentary: Senate plan risks pensions, public health

By State Representative Lisa Willner, House District 35

“It ain’t over till it’s over.” While the late, great Yogi Berra uttered that phrase as a reminder to keep hope alive, I’m using it here as a warning and a plea.…

Bill forcing workers to sign arbitration agreements advances

Republican Senate President Robert Stivers | Photo by Joe Sonka

A bill that would allow Kentucky employers to force workers into signing a binding arbitration agreement as a condition of employment moved closer to final passage on Tuesday, after clearing …

Bill slashing Kentuckians’ unemployment benefits advances in House

Kentucky Center for Economic Policy analysis of House Bill 317 lowering unemployment insurance benefits

A House committee advanced a bill Thursday that would lower the unemployment insurance benefits of Kentuckians out of work for more than five weeks while cutting …

Sports wagering bill passes out of House committee

An advertisement for sports betting at a casino in Mississippi, which has legalized such wagering.

A bill that would legalize and regulate wagering on sporting events in Kentucky and earmark tax revenue to the state pension system easily passed through …