2018 Legislative Priorities

The Kentucky League of Cities Board of Directors has set its 2018 legislative priorities. The Board met in June in Georgetown to vote on agenda items for the 2018 session. Among the issues the Board voted to continue fighting for in 2018 is the separation of the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) from the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS). You can access the 2018 agenda here.

While KLC works to enact the 2018 agenda, we’re also monitoring the ongoing discussion about pension reform. As new information on the pension bill develops, we'll keep you updated on the new KLC Legislative news website, www.klccitylimit.com. The website also features constant updates on KLC initiatives and supported bills filed in the 2018 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

The Kentucky League of Cities Board of Directors named its 2017 “Friend of Kentucky Cities” for work done in the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly. This year we’re proud to recognize Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, Senator Joe Bowen, Senator Danny Carroll, Senator Paul Hornback, Senator Chris McDaniel, Senator Whitney Westerfield, Representative Robert Benvenuti, Representative Jim Gooch, Representative Jeff Hoover, Representative Adam Koenig, Representative Michael Meredith, Representative Jerry Miller, Representative Kim Moser and Representative Steven Rudy.

More than 100 bills were passed in the 2017 legislative session. We have compiled a list of the bills that impact cities the most. You'll find them in the 2017 Legislative Update here.