KAED Public Policy – Legislative Update 3-31-16

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STATE BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS BREAK DOWN OVER EDUCATION, PENSION FUNDING March 31, 2016 – Negotiations over a two-year, $21 billion state spending plan broke off Thursday after House and Senate leaders could not come to an agreement over cuts to higher education and how much money should go into a fund for pension payments. The impasse… Read more »

KAED Public Policy – Legislative Update 3-29-16

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KAED Public Policy Budget Update   KAED Membership, House and Senate budget conferees met behind closed doors for several hours Monday, but concluded their work around 10 pm last night with no budget deal in sight. Monday concluded day 57 of a 60-day legislative session, leaving only 3 legislative working days left between now and April… Read more »

KAED Public Policy – Legislative Update 3-21-16

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KAED Public Policy Legislative Update Info provided by Glick Strategies P3 Bill Passes Senate Committee, Heads to Full Senate Vote Soon The biggest change from the original House bill is new language that prohibits any authority from authorizing tolls for any project involving the interstate highway system that connects the Commonwealth with Ohio. Governor Bevin Backs… Read more »

RFP Request

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Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership Request for Proposal – Strategic Plan The Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership (EDP), Inc., of Danville, Kentucky, is requesting proposals from firms to develop a 5-7 year strategic plan. The EDP’s needs are outlined in the Request for Proposal (RFP) scope of services and can be found on the EDP’s webpage… Read more »

KAED Public Policy – Legislative Update 3-14-16

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KAED Public Policy Legislative Update Info provided by Glick Strategies The pace is quickening in the Kentucky General Assembly as the special elections have come and gone. 4 New members will likely be seated Tuesday once results are certified. The Democrats added to their majority and the House stands at 53-47. March 28 and 29 –… Read more »

KWIB Needs Your Input!

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WE NEED YOUR GUIDANCE! Kentucky is working to enhance our high school education system that aligns with real hiring opportunities directed by Kentucky’s employers.  Each year, high school students have the opportunity to enroll in Career Tech Education (also known as Vocational Education).  We are working to ensure that students graduate with the credentials and… Read more »

Keeping You Connected – March 2016

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March 2016 Goode News We’re getting geared up for Pikeville and want to thank Brad Hall, Chuck Sexton and the KAED Spring Conference planning team for their hard work on the conference. The event will be held April 13-15, 2016 and we thank Kentucky Power for being the presenting sponsor of the event. If you’d… Read more »

KAED Public Policy – Legislative Update 3-4-16

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KAED Public Policy Legislative Update   Week 9 (Legislative Days 37- 41) Monday, February 29th- Friday, March 4th Week 9 of the legislative session featured the passage of little more than time with some key calendar deadlines. Thursday was the 40th day of the 60-day session, leaving less than one-third of the General Assembly calendar remaining… Read more »