Come next year, Kentucky lawmakers will be asked to enact an excise tax on electronic cigarettes. The proposal calls for a tax on vaping products and e-cigs at the same level as traditional cigarettes.
Kentucky state agriculture officials are working to get the word out about new tagging requirements for cattle. The official change is a few years off, but some steps can be taken as soon as the end of this year.
The 2020 Kentucky General Assembly is expected to be asked to keep the hands of time from jumping ahead or back one hour. Legislation has been pre-filed to stop a traditional spring and fall time change.
Kentucky League of Women Voters President Fran Wagner believes more can be done at all levels of government to help boost voter participation. Wagner participated in a national league event this past weekend in Washington.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents has adopted a $351 million budget that puts the school’s pension contribution rate at 49%. Without state legislative action, that obligation would go to 84% come July.