Military veterans who are renewing Kentucky driver's licenses will be able to have a special designation printed on the license. The General Assembly this year authorized the designation, and the required programming for circuit court clerks' offices was finished on Monday.
Kentucky's long-awaited tax amnesty program will get started next month. The program is part of the two-year budget the General Assembly passed earlier this year. And any person or business who owes back taxes will be allowed to participate.
After years of lawmakers attempting to find solutions to the state’s underfunded pension problems, a group of Republican legislative candidates are hoping to institute a plan of their own. At a news conference Wednesday at the Capitol, the majority of Republican challengers in House and Senate races endorsed a plan to put new lawmakers into a 401k style pension system.
Legislative leaders have approved the calendar for the 2013 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. The constitutionally set start date is Jan. 8, which always is the first Tuesday after the first Monday of the new year.
A judge has ruled that the Legislative Research Commission is responsible for legal fees incurred by lawmakers who successfully challenged how legislative districts were redrawn during this year's Kentucky General Assembly.