Legislative Update, Jan. 22, 2021

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Tina Bojanowski FRANKFORT – The first eight days of this year’s legislative session will always be remembered for the dividing line they figuratively painted down the middle of the Capitol.  During that time, one side argued for limiting the governor’s ability to handle emergencies like …

Legislative Update, Jan. 15, 2021

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Tina Bojanowski FRANKFORT – For much of Kentucky’s history, the General Assembly was little more than another state agency run by the governor.  He controlled the flow of bills and wrote the state’s budget, and with the House and Senate only meeting for 60 days …

Legislative Update, January 9th, 2021

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly with State Representative Tina Bojanowski FRANKFORT – When it comes to determining the state’s priorities, no bill speaks louder than the budget.  Just as families decide what is important by the way they spend their money, government leaders do the same when it comes to our tax dollars. …

Legislative Update, January 1, 2021

FRANKFORT – While legislative sessions in odd-numbered years are relatively new in Kentucky – the first of the modern era was held just  20 years ago – the General Assembly has convened at the Capitol every January since our current constitution was adopted in 1891. Until 2001, these odd-year meetings only lasted for four days and …