Legislative Advocacy

Apr,26 2021

2021 Legislative Update: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

As we have after each legislative session since 1984, we present “The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly” - the highs and lows of the 2021 General Assembly in Regular Session.

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Mar,31 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 9th Edition

The Kentucky General Assembly reconvened March 29 and 30th for two final days and adjourned sine die (until January 2022 unless called into Special Session by the Governor before then) on March 30.

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Mar,29 2021

2021 Legislative Update: Action Alert 4 on HB272

Please email today and call Monday morning and ask Kentucky Representatives and Senators to "Let the veto of HB 272 stand." Take a minute to give yourself a hand, because you've done GREAT so far. Your calls and emails helped convince the Governor...

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Mar,19 2021

2021 Legislative Update: Action Alert 3 on HB272

House Bill 272 has gotten a lot of press because it allows small rural Water Districts and Water Associations to charge at 10% late fee on water bills, and prevents the Public Service Commission, which regulates them, from disallowing those late fees

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Mar,18 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 8th Edition

TWO DAYS LEFT! WHAT'S GOING ON IN FRANKFORT? This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer, and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2021 General Assembly...

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Mar,16 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 7th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer, and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2021 General Assembly Regular; complete through the end of day March 12. 

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Mar,09 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 6th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer, and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2021 General Assembly Regular Session. This list is current thru March 5.

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Mar,01 2021

2021 Legislative Update: Action Alert 1 on HB272

KRC opposes House Bill 272, which would allow a water district or water association to impose a 10% late fee on a customer who fails to pay a water or sewer bill and would prevent the Public Service Commission from suspending or disallowing such a...

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Feb,26 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 5th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer, and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2021 General Assembly Regular Session. This year is a “short” session...

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Feb,16 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 4th Edition

This edition includes updates on those bills passed by the General Assembly during the first week which have either been vetoed or have become law since the GA recessed (there is only one, SB 9), and those whose veto has been overridden...

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Feb,05 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 3rd Edition

2021 Legislative Update: 3rd Edition. This edition includes updates on those bills passed by the Kentucky General Assembly during the 1st week which have either been vetoed or have become law since the General Assembly recessed.

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Jan,14 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 2nd Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2021 General Assembly Regular Session. This year is a “short” session, and

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Jan,11 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 1st Edition

Kentucky's 2021 General Assembly is now in session and KRC is working hard to monitor the environmental, energy, and public health bills. Catch up on week 1.

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2020 General Assembly In Retrospect: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

As we have for each legislative session since 1984, we look back on the bills that KRC supported and opposed during the recently ended 2020 General Assembly Regular Session. With apologies to Clint Eastwood, here is The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The 14th Edition!

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council supported, opposed, and tracked during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through adjournment sine die.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The 13th Edition!

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through April 1, 2020.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The 12th Edition!

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 27.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The 11th Edition!

Read about the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 19th, 2020.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Tenth Edition!

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Ninth Edition!

Every week, KRC profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session. Current through March 6.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Eighth Edition!

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through February 28th.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Seventh Edition!

Read more about the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Sixth Edition!

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through February 14, 2020.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Fifth Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly, through February 7, 2020.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 4th Edition

Read the 4th edition of the 2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching.

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2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #3

2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #3. Catch up on what's happened this week.

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KRC Voices Concerns With House Bill 247

KRC Expresses Concerns With Exempting Municipal Electricity And Natural Gas Purchases And Sales From Competitive Bidding

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2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #2

Read the second legislative update on the bills we're following in the Kentucky 2020 General Assembly.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: First Edition

Here is the 1st Edition of the 2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching!

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Let Your Voice Be Heard On the Future of Net Metering in Kentucky!

Please attend and participate at the Public Hearing on November 13, 2019 at 9 a.m. EST at the offices of the Kentucky Public Service Commission, 211 Sower Blvd. Frankfort, Kentucky.

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Preliminary Comments on Net-Metering in Kentucky

In the matter of electronic consideration of the implementation of the net metering act, Kentucky Resources Council submits preliminary consideration for the solar energy net-metering issue in Kentucky.

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Spring 2019 Legislative Wrap Up: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Read more about the bills and resolutions that KRC supported and opposed during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, and the outcomes of those bills and resolutions.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition

Read about the final disposition of bills that KRC supported, opposed, and tracked during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, which ended March 28.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 7th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 14th.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 6th Edition

A profile of the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 7, 2019

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House Bill 420 Requires Cabinet To Deny Public Access To Radon Information

HB 420, sponsored by Rep. Adam Bowling, would revise laws governing radon contractor certification. A Committee Substitute added language deny public access to agency records regarding radon measurement, jeopardizing public health.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 5th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly complete through end of day March 1, 2019.

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HB 199 Would Create a Framework for Plugging 14,000 Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells Across the State

Over the past 5 years, a working group comprised of oil and gas operators, landowner representatives, agency officials, and the Kentucky Resources Council, have developed several bills that have modernized regulation of oil and gas operations.

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Kentucky American Water Company's SB 163 is Unfair to Ratepayers - KRC Provides Extensive Comments Opposing the Bill

SB 163 would allow Kentucky-American Water Company to overvalue water systems it acquires and use that overvaluation to justify rate increases. KRC provided an extensive analysis as to why SB 163 is a bad deal for ratepayers.

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KRC's Director Testifies Against SB 2

SB 2 allows a state agency or the General Assembly when sued to request, without any basis or reason, a change of venue that would be determined by a random lottery. KRC director, Tom FitzGerald, testified against the bill.

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Amendment to SB 100 Addresses Most Concerns with the Latest Utility Industry Effort to Kill Rooftop Solar

The original version of SB 100 was a utility-crafted bill intended to end the net metering of electricity and corner the market on the sun. House Floor Amendment 1 address most of KRC's concerns with the original bill.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 4th Edition

Read more about the environmental, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through end of day February 22, 2019.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 2nd Edition

These are the bills and resolutions that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through end of legislative day February 8, 2019.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 1st Edition

These are the bills and resolutions we're tracking in the 2019 Legislative Session

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2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Eighth Edition!

2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Eighth Edition!

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2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Seventh Edition!

2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Seventh Edition!

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2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Sixth Edition

2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Sixth Edition

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2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Fifth Edition

2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Fifth Edition

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Kentucky Senate Should Reject Proposed Amendment Allowing Limits On Recovery Of Damages For Pain and Suffering

Kentucky Senate Should Reject Proposed Amendment Allowing Limits On Recovery Of Damages For Pain and Suffering

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2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: First Edition

2018 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: First Edition

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Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committee Veto Power Over Regulations Is A Solution in Search of a Problem

Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committee Veto Power Over Regulations Is A Solution in Search of a Problem

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2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 6th Edition!

2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 6th Edition!

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Floor Amendment Does Not Fix Unfair, Unconstitutional Developers Dream Bill

Floor Amendment Does Not Fix Unfair, Unconstitutional Developers Dream Bill

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KRC Director Testifies On Bill Completing Deregulation of AT&T and Windstream Phone Services

KRC Director Testifies On Bill Completing Deregulation of AT&T and Windstream Phone Services

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2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 4th Edition

2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 4th Edition

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2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 7th Edition

2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 7th Edition

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House Bill 72, The Anti-Neighbor Zoning Appeal Bond Bill, Moved To Senate State Government Committee.

House Bill 72, The Anti-Neighbor Zoning Appeal Bond Bill, Moved To Senate State Government Committee.

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KRC Testifies Before Senate Committee On AT&T's Bill Completing Deregulation Of Basic Phone Service

KRC Testifies Before Senate Committee On AT&T's Bill Completing Deregulation Of Basic Phone Service

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2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 2nd Edition

2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 2nd Edition

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KRC Opposes Bill That Would Require Appeal Bond As A Condition Of Appealing Rezoning Decision

KRC Opposes Bill That Would Require Appeal Bond As A Condition Of Appealing Rezoning Decision

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2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We Watched: The Final Edition

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We Watched: The Final Edition

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2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We?re Watching: 13th Edition!

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We?re Watching: 13th Edition!

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2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Twelfth Edition!

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Twelfth Edition!

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KRC Opposes Proposed Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committees Veto Power Over Regulations

KRC Opposes Proposed Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committees Veto Power Over Regulations

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2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Ninth Edition!

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Ninth Edition!

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Feb,26 2016

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Eighth Edition!

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Eighth Edition!

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2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Fourth Edition

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Fourth Edition

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2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We'll Be Watching: Second Edition!

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We'll Be Watching: Second Edition!

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2016 General Assembly in Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition!

2016 General Assembly in Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition!

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - 4th Edition

This year is a short session, and began on January 6, 2015, recessed until February 3, 2015, and is back in session with a scheduled adjournment of March 24, 2015. There remain 17 Legislative Days left in this short session...

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - 4th Edition

This year is a short session, and began on January 6, 2015, recessed until February 3, 2015, and is back in session with a scheduled adjournment of March 24, 2015. There remain 17 Legislative Days left in this short session...

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 7th Edition

2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 7th Edition

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 6th Edition!

2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 6th Edition!

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HOUSE BILL 240 WOULD IMPOSE AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL BARRIER TO ACCESS TO THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR REVIEW OF ZONING DECISIONS

HOUSE BILL 240 WOULD IMPOSE AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL BARRIER TO ACCESS TO THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR REVIEW OF ZONING DECISIONS

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - 4th Edition

This year is a short session, and began on January 6, 2015, recessed until February 3, 2015, and is back in session with a scheduled adjournment of March 24, 2015. There remain 17 Legislative Days left in this short session...

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 3rd Edition

2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 3rd Edition

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 2nd Edition

2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: 2nd Edition

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KRC Director Testifies Against Proposed Constitutional Amendment Allowing Legislative Committees To Veto Administrative Regulations

KRC Director Testifies Against Proposed Constitutional Amendment Allowing Legislative Committees To Veto Administrative Regulations

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN REGULAR SESSION: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN REGULAR SESSION: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition!

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition!

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Twelfth Edition

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Twelfth Edition

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Eleventh Edition

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Eleventh Edition

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KRC Presents Testimony To House Committee In Opposition To SB 99 Phone Deregulation Bill

KRC Presents Testimony To House Committee In Opposition To SB 99 Phone Deregulation Bill

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SB 99 Ends Public Service Commission Power Over Consumer Complaints In Many Kentucky Cities

SB 99 Ends Public Service Commission Power Over Consumer Complaints In Many Kentucky Cities

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Ninth Edition

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Ninth Edition

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KRC Expresses Concerns With Bill Stripping Public Service Commission of Power To Determine Value Of Acquired Utility Water And Sewer Assets

KRC Expresses Concerns With Bill Stripping Public Service Commission of Power To Determine Value Of Acquired Utility Water And Sewer Assets

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Seventh Edition

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Seventh Edition

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Why AT&T's SB 99 Is Bad For Small Towns And Rural Areas of Kentucky

Why AT&T's SB 99 Is Bad For Small Towns And Rural Areas of Kentucky

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Fourth Edition!

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Fourth Edition!

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Third Edition

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Third Edition

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Second Edition!

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Second Edition!

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2014 AT&T Draft Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians

2014 AT&T Draft Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians

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2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition

2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition

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Concerns With Prefiled Bill That Would Broaden NGL Pipeline Condemnation Power

Concerns With Prefiled Bill That Would Broaden NGL Pipeline Condemnation Power

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Governor Beshear Should Add Regulation of Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Siting, and Condemnation Power of Non-Utility Pipelines, To August 19 Special Session Call

Governor Beshear Should Add Regulation of Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Siting, and Condemnation Power of Non-Utility Pipelines, To August 19 Special Session Call

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2013 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

2013 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

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SB 88 NOT LIKELY TO MATERIALLY INCREASE AT&T’s CAPITAL SPENDING IN KENTUCKY ABOVE PAST LEVELS

SB 88 NOT LIKELY TO MATERIALLY INCREASE AT&T’s CAPITAL SPENDING IN KENTUCKY ABOVE PAST LEVELS

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KRC Joins State Chamber, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers In Expressing Concern Over HB 211

KRC Joins State Chamber, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers In Expressing Concern Over HB 211

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Bill Exempting Strip Mining In Streams From Mine Permitting If Done For "Farm Purposes" Could Be Bad For The Environment And Farmers

Bill Exempting Strip Mining In Streams From Mine Permitting If Done For "Farm Purposes" Could Be Bad For The Environment And Farmers

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House Bill 165 Would Allow Mining of Noncoal Minerals in Streams Without A Permit If Done For "Farm Purposes"

House Bill 165 Would Allow Mining of Noncoal Minerals in Streams Without A Permit If Done For "Farm Purposes"

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SB 88 = Less Reliable, Less Functional Home Phone Service For Rural Kentucky

Unfortunately, this has not been a helpful conversation.I'm disappointed since this is the second time I've had to reach out to customer service on this matter and the first time I was given wrong information and the second time, I was told that I co

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2013 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Third Edition

2013 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Third Edition

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AT&T Proposal To Deregulate Basic Phone Service Could Hurt Rural, Low- and Fixed-Income Kentuckians

AT&T Proposal To Deregulate Basic Phone Service Could Hurt Rural, Low- and Fixed-Income Kentuckians

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House Bill 110 Would Disallow Use Of Fuel Adjustment Clause For Baseload Gas-Fired Electric Utilities; Creating Inequities And Higher Costs For Ratepayers

House Bill 110 Would Disallow Use Of Fuel Adjustment Clause For Baseload Gas-Fired Electric Utilities; Creating Inequities And Higher Costs For Ratepayers

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KRC Comments on Proposed Changes To Noncoal Permitting Regulations

KRC Comments on Proposed Changes To Noncoal Permitting Regulations

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KRC Summarizes 2012 Session Bills Of Interest To State Bar

KRC Summarizes 2012 Session Bills Of Interest To State Bar

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2012: KRC Recaps "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" from the General Assembly Regular Session

2012: KRC Recaps "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" from the General Assembly Regular Session

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Thirteenth Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Thirteenth Edition

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Twelfth Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Twelfth Edition

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We?re Watching: The Eleventh Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Eleventh Edition

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Senate Bill 12 to become new vehicle for AT&T phone deregulation bill

Senate Bill 12 to become new vehicle for AT&T phone deregulation bill

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We?re Watching: The Ninth Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We?re Watching: The Ninth Edition

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SB 135: Why is Deregulating Basic Telephone Service Bad for Kentucky's Phone Customers?

SB 135: Why is Deregulating Basic Telephone Service Bad for Kentucky's Phone Customers?

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KRC Supports Bill Requiring Reporting of Telephone Outages

KRC Supports Bill Requiring Reporting of Telephone Outages

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SB 135 May Adversely Affect Basic Phone Service

Council Expresses Concern That SB 135 May Adversely Affect Basic Phone Service For Rural, Low- and Fixed- Income Kentuckians

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We?re Watching: The Sixth Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We?re Watching: The Sixth Edition

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Fifth Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Fifth Edition

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2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Third Edition

2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Third Edition

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2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Second Edition

2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Second Edition

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2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition

2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition

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The 2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Prefiled Edition

The 2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Prefiled Edition

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Mar,05 2011

2011 General Assembly: Bills and Resolutions We're Watching: Seventh Edition

2011 General Assembly: Bills and Resolutions We're Watching: Seventh Edition

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2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Fifth Edition

2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Fifth Edition

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Bill Creating Legal Framework For Management of Carbon Sequestration Passes House Committee

Bill Creating Legal Framework For Management of Carbon Sequestration Passes House Committee

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KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding House Bill 1 Creating a "Right" To Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife

KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding House Bill 1 Creating a "Right" To Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife

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Senate Bill Would Allow Taking Of Private Property For Private Use By CO2 Pipeline Company

Senate Bill Would Allow Taking Of Private Property For Private Use By CO2 Pipeline Company

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2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching, Second Edition

2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching, Second Edition

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2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition

2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition

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Jun,28 2010

2010 General Assembly: KRC submits written testimony on regional wastewater commission bill

2010 General Assembly: KRC submits written testimony on regional wastewater commission bill

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The 2010 General Assembly Regular Session: A Session Of Opportunities Missed

The 2010 General Assembly Regular Session: A Session Of Opportunities Missed

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2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition

2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition

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2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Thirteenth Edition

2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Thirteenth Edition

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2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Twelfth Edition

2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Twelfth Edition

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2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Tenth Edition

2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Tenth Edition

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2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Tenth Edition

2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Tenth Edition

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2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Seventh Edition

2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: The Seventh Edition

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2010 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Fourth Edition

2010 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Fourth Edition

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2010 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - the Third Edition

2010 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - the Third Edition

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2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We'll Be Watching: The Pre-filed Edition

2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We'll Be Watching: The Pre-filed Edition

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2010 Regular Session: Bills We'll Be Watching: The Pre-filed Edition

2010 Regular Session: Bills We'll Be Watching: The Pre-filed Edition

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2009 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Fourth Edition

2009 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Fourth Edition

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House Education Committee Approves Bill Requiring Consideration of Air Quality In Limiting Outdoor School Sports Activities

House Education Committee Approves Bill Requiring Consideration of Air Quality In Limiting Outdoor School Sports Activities

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Feb,16 2009

2009 General Assembly: KRC Opposes Bill Excusing Nuclear Industry From Responsibility For Disposal of High-Level Rad Wastes

KRC believes that prior to development of any new nuclear power plants, a strategy for permanent disposal of the wastes should be in place. The indefinite storage of high-level wastes at nuclear plants in pools and dry cask storage presents...

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KRC Supports Electronic Waste Manufacturer Responsibility Bill

KRC Supports Electronic Waste Manufacturer Responsibility Bill

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Jan,15 2009

2009 Session: KRC Statement On H.R. 493

KRC has reviewed H.R. 493, and appreciates Representative Rahall's effort to assure that national minimum standards are put in place to assure that the storage and disposal of coal combustion wastes, including coal ash in impoundments meet design...

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2009 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching / Week 1

2009 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching / Week 1

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White Paper On A Possible "House Bill 3" Melding Energy Efficiency and Job Creation, Is Posted

White Paper On A Possible "House Bill 3" Melding Energy Efficiency and Job Creation, Is Posted

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Thirteen ? 1,030 Bills, 505 Resolutions, only 2 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Thirteen ? 1,030 Bills, 505 Resolutions, only 2 Legislative Days To Go!

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Eleven ? 1,030 Bills, 437 Resolutions, only 9 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Eleven ? 1,030 Bills, 437 Resolutions, only 9 Legislative Days To Go!

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Ten ? 1,030 Bills, 410 Resolutions, only 14 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Ten 1,030 Bills, 410 Resolutions, only 14 Legislative Days To Go!

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Amended HB 233 Protects Recycling Industry From Plastics Miscoding

Amended HB 233 Protects Recycling Industry From Plastics Miscoding

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Bill To Lift Nuclear Power Plant Construction Ban Opposed

Bill To Lift Nuclear Power Plant Construction Ban Opposed

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Nine ? 1,030 Bills, 396 Resolutions, only 19 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Nine ? 1,030 Bills, 396 Resolutions, only 19 Legislative Days To Go!

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Feb,29 2008

2008 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Week Eight

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Eight - 896 Bills, 351 Resolutions, only 24 Legislative Days To Go!

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Alternative Language On HB 233 Encourages Manufacturers to Design Containers With Recycling In Mind

Alternative Language On HB 233 Encourages Manufacturers to Design Containers With Recycling In Mind

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Six - 720 Bills, 269 Resolutions, 32 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Six - 720 Bills, 269 Resolutions, 32 Legislative Days To Go!

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KRC Urges House Committee to Reject Bill That Could Damage Plastics Recycling Efforts in Kentucky

KRC Urges House Committee to Reject Bill That Could Damage Plastics Recycling Efforts in Kentucky

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Five - 635 Bills, 220 Resolutions, 37 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Five - 635 Bills, 220 Resolutions, 37 Legislative Days To Go!

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Feb,01 2008

2008 Session: KRC Opposes Cuts in Hazardous Waste Clean-Up Fund

2008 Session: KRC Opposes Cuts in Hazardous Waste Clean-Up Fund

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Four - 574 Bills, 186 Resolutions, 42 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Four - 574 Bills, 186 Resolutions, 42 Legislative Days To Go!

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Two, 426 Bills, 106 Resolutions And Counting

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Two, 426 Bills, 106 Resolutions And Counting

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week One, 355 Bills, 60 Resolutions

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week One, 355 Bills, 60 Resolutions

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: First Edition

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: First Edition

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LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP FROM THE 2007 REGULAR AND SECOND EXTRAORDINARY SESSION

LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP FROM THE 2007 REGULAR AND SECOND EXTRAORDINARY SESSION

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Jul,06 2007
Jun,27 2007

2007 Session: Grant Agreements Show There Is No Need For Special Session

2007 Session: Grant Agreements Show There Is No Need For Special Session

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Mar,27 2007

Update #6: Bills We're Tracking During the 2006 General Assembly Regular Session

Update #6: Bills We're Tracking During the 2006 General Assembly Regular Session

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2007 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Tracking: Update #5 (Complete Through March 2, 2007)

2007 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Tracking: Update #5 (Complete Through March 2, 2007)

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Alternative Ratesetting Bill for Gas Utilities To Be Studied

Alternative Ratesetting Bill for Gas Utilities To Be Studied

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2006 The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: A Summary of KRC's Legislative Activity

2006 The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: A Summary of KRC's Legislative Activity

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A 1/2 Shoe Session: The 2006 Regular Legislative Session Wrap-Up

A 1/2 Shoe Session: The 2006 Regular Legislative Session Wrap-Up

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2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching Update #16: Complete through 4-06-06

2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching Update #16: Complete through 4-06-06

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2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching - 15th Legislative Update, Complete Through March 31, 2006

2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching - 15th Legislative Update, Complete Through March 31, 2006

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TELEPHONE DEREGULATION BILL IS BAD NEWS FOR THE AVERAGE CONSUMER

TELEPHONE DEREGULATION BILL IS BAD NEWS FOR THE AVERAGE CONSUMER

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2006 KRC Legislative Update #11 - Complete Through March 3

2006 KRC Legislative Update #11 - Complete Through March 3

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2006 Regular Session Update #9: Complete Through End of Week 7 ? 2/17/06

2006 Regular Session Update #9: Complete Through End of Week 7 ? 2/17/06

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2016 Kentucky General Assembly In Regular Session: Bills We're Tracking - The Prefiled Edition

2016 Kentucky General Assembly In Regular Session: Bills We're Tracking - The Prefiled Edition

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State Urged To Publicize Availability Of UST Fund Before Deadline Passes

State Urged To Publicize Availability Of UST Fund Before Deadline Passes

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Apr,27 2005

SENATE TACKS ON PUNITIVE ZONING APPEAL BOND BILL TO HB 50

SENATE TACKS ON PUNITIVE ZONING APPEAL BOND BILL TO HB 50

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Raw Power Politics At Its Ugliest: HB 8 To Be Heard Monday

Raw Power Politics At Its Ugliest: HB 8 To Be Heard Monday

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2005 REGULAR SESSION UPDATE #2: Bills We're Watching Posted: January 7, 2005

2005 REGULAR SESSION UPDATE #2: Bills We're Watching Posted: January 7, 2005

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PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE TO CALL OR FAX TO RESTORE FIVE BUDGET CUTS

PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE TO CALL OR FAX TO RESTORE FIVE BUDGET CUTS

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Legislative Update #11: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching

Legislative Update #11: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching

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Legislative Update #10: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching

Legislative Update #10: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching

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Legislative Update #9: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching

Legislative Update #9: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching

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Jan,17 2004

2004 General Assembly: Legislative Update #1

2004 General Assembly: Legislative Update #1 Kentucky

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Mar,11 2003

2003 Session: A Bleak Session

2003 Session: A Bleak Session-It has been a bleak session thus far for the environment, in which budgetary damage done during the past year to the Natural Resources Cabinet by the Patton Administration was compounded by further cuts...

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The Latest on The Oil & Gas Bill: HB 458

The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will have a clear choice to make tomorrow -- vote for HB 458 and trample local government's ability to protect their citizens from harms while doing nothing to at the state level.

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Action Alert #2 (again): Your Help Needed to Stop HB458. Call or Fax Now!

Action Alert #2 (again): Your Help Needed to Stop HB458. Call or Fax Now!

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2003 General Assembly: HB 407 - Airport Seeks Immunity From Liability

2003 General Assembly: HB 407 - Airport Seeks Immunity From Liability

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Action Alert #2: Oil & Gas Interests Served At Public's Expense

Action Alert #2: Oil & Gas Interests Served At Public's Expense

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The Curious Case of the Not-So-Scenic Trail

Perhaps no piece of recent legislation better reflects the tension between the past and the future of the eastern Kentucky region, and between the dedication of land to extraction of mineral resources and the use of land for recreational and scenic..

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Aug,16 2002

Governor signed House Bill 618 to terminate the Jefferson County Vehicle Emissions Testing Program

Governor signed House Bill 618 to terminate the Jefferson County Vehicle Emissions Testing Program

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HB 618 would eliminate the Louisville VET program in 2003

HB 618 would eliminate the Louisville VET program in 2003

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Action Alert: National Call-in Day to Oppose Waste Dumps in Waters Nationwide

Action Alert: National Call-in Day to Oppose Waste Dumps in Waters Nationwide

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Mar,11 2002

2002 General Assembly: Seven Steps to a Cleaner Environment

HB 244, reauthorizing the state hazardous waste assessment fund, and HB 422, which reauthorizes the waste tire fund until July 31, 2006, and creates a waste tire amnesty program, will become law. HB 496, the bill mandating that the state Natural...

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2002 REGULAR SESSION: 1,169 bills, 415 resolutions, and 18 legislative days to go.

2002 REGULAR SESSION: 1,169 bills, 415 resolutions, and 18 legislative days to go.

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Click Here to See All The Committee Assignments, and to Learn How to Fax, Call, or Email Your Legislator

Click Here to See All The Committee Assignments, and to Learn How to Fax, Call, or Email Your Legislator

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HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE NEEDS TO RETURN POLLUTERS' VALENTINE TO SENDER!

HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE NEEDS TO RETURN POLLUTERS' VALENTINE TO SENDER!

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2002 REGULAR SESSION: 979 bills, 291 resolutions, and 28 legislative days to go.

2002 REGULAR SESSION: 979 bills, 291 resolutions, and 28 legislative days to go.

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Legislative Update: 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 894 bills, 244 resolutions, and 32 legislative days to go.

Legislative Update: 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 894 bills, 244 resolutions, and 32 legislative days to go.

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2002 REGULAR SESSION: 816 bills, 208 resolutions, and 37 legislative days to go.

2002 REGULAR SESSION: 816 bills, 208 resolutions, and 37 legislative days to go.

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A Note of Clarification Concerning KRC's Position Paper On Amendment #2

A Note of Clarification Concerning KRC's Position Paper On Amendment #2

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Supplemental Comments Regarding Composition of NAS Slurry Committee

Supplemental Comments Regarding Composition of NAS Slurry Committee

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AN OVERVIEW OF SB2: THE VOLUNTARY ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION ACT

AN OVERVIEW OF SB2: THE VOLUNTARY ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION ACT

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Mar,08 2001
Feb,27 2001
Feb,24 2001

Action Alert: HELP NEEDED TO STOP ANTI-VEHICLE EMISSIONS TESTING BILLS

Action Alert: HELP NEEDED TO STOP ANTI-VEHICLE EMISSIONS TESTING BILLS

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