Kentucky House Speaker pro tem Larry Clark http://wkms.org en House Bill to Track Economic Incentive Programs Clears Committee http://wkms.org/post/house-bill-track-economic-incentive-programs-clears-committee <p>A bill that would establish a public database of economic development and tax incentives offered in Kentucky has cleared a House committee.</p><p>Representative Larry Clark (D-Louisville) filed the bill.</p><p>It would require the state’s Economic Development Cabinet to provide information on how much money the state gives to private companies for the purposes of job creation.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:18:05 +0000 Jonathan Meador 38092 at http://wkms.org House Bill to Track Economic Incentive Programs Clears Committee Kentucky Senate President Stivers Tells Expanded Gaming Proponents To Unify http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-senate-president-stivers-tells-expanded-gaming-proponents-unify <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky’s top Republican lawmaker said pending legislation that would expand gaming across the Commonwealth will need strong, unified support. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican Senate President Robert </span>Stivers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> told a group of Kentucky’s top business leaders this week that if backers of expanded gaming want the issue to finally pass, then they’ll have to present a united front.</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:33:09 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37322 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Senate President Stivers Tells Expanded Gaming Proponents To Unify Change in Constable Bill Could Free Up its Path to Passage http://wkms.org/post/change-constable-bill-could-free-its-path-passage <p>A Senate bill that would give county governments more control over constables could have enough support to become law.</p><p>Originally, both chambers pursued constitutional amendments to eliminate the office of constable altogether, spurred by several recent instances of constables abusing their power.</p><p>But an agreement not to crowd the fall ballot with constitutional amendments led to the Senate proposal.</p><p>House Speaker Pro Tempore Larry Clark says now that the bill&rsquo;s scope has changed, it has a good chance of making it through the House.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 19:19:27 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 16966 at http://wkms.org