Special Taxing Districts Bill

Local/Regional News
4:39 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Compromise Reached, Special Taxing District Reform to Become Law

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky lawmakers reached a deal Tuesday in a conference committee on legislation addressing issues with special taxing districts.

The committee adopted a new proposal that would require special districts to present their annual budgets or any new fee increases to their local fiscal court. But the compromise on House Bill 1 does not allow the fiscal court veto or approval powers of the special district's actions, as Senate Republicans had recently suggested.

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Local/Regional News
12:59 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Special Taxing Districts Reform Sails Through Kentucky State House

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A bill reforming how the state's special districts are categorized and making them more transparent easily passed the state House this morning, 96-1.

State Rep. Lynn Belcher, a Republican from Crittenden County, was the lone "no" vote. 

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