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This Week in Frankfort: A summary of the General Assembly’s actions as they recessed until Feb. 2

This year, for the first time since the Kentucky General Assembly began holding annual sessions in 2001, lawmakers continued their work into a second week of an odd-numbered year session before starting a recess that will last until early February. Legislative leaders said working the extra days gave them a chance to move priority bills through the process. It also allowed them to jumpstart budget...

Supreme Court provides updates on how courts will expand services starting June 1

On May 15, the Supreme Court announced the court system’s reopening plan, which provides guidance on how the Judicial Branch will gradually expand court services starting June 1. As a follow-up to the initial order, the Supreme Court released six orders Friday that offer further direction to the courts and the public about court operations on June 1. “As the Judicial Branch carefully expands court...