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Kentucky voter registration flatlines in March; Adams encourages online voter registration

Secretary of State Michael G. Adams announced that Kentucky saw a flatline in voter registration in March, with the state holding a total of 3,469,912 registrants as of March 31. This is a 0.01 percent increase since Feb. 29, or only 504 additional voters. Michael G. Adams Democratic registrants represent just more than 48 percent of the electorate with 1,679,132 registered voters. Democratic registration...

KDA responds to students learning at home due to pandemic by generating education opportunities

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is responding to the state’s school students currently learning at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic by generating ag education opportunities for students. “The KDA is announcing two ways that students can learn about agriculture at home during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles. “We are extending...

Individual income tax filing deadline is Monday for both state and federal returns

The filing deadline to submit both federal and Kentucky individual income tax returns is Monday, April 15. Returns filed by taxpayers on April 15, will be considered timely filed. Returns that are mailed must be postmarked by April 15, 2019. As of April 10, the Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) received over 1.4 million individual income tax returns, which is slightly higher than last year’s...