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Sitting on Capitol Hill

Sitting on Capitol Hill (updated 3.1.19 4:02 pm) As of this writing, HB517 is “sitting on capitol hill”. KBT is waiting optimistically as the legislative process continues and will report to you directly on any updates and action items.  However, over the past week there has still been much going on Kentucky’s […]

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Infrastructure Talks Continue on Capitol Hill, but No Action Yet

When Rep. Peter DeFazio, the new House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman, opened his panel’s first infrastructure hearing in the new Congress, he tapped some buttons on his phone and, on purpose, set off what sounded like a warning klaxon. “That is the alarm sounding for America’s infrastructure,” the Oregon […]

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Gov. Bevin Announces Road Funding for Ohio County

On Friday, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced $348,672 in discretionary funds for the Ohio County Fiscal for 5.5 miles of resurfacing work on three county roadways. Funding from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will finance resurfacing repairs to address existing cracks, potholes, rutting, crumbling shoulders, and base failures. “Our Administration […]

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Gov. Bevin Talks Pension, Infrastructure, and Tourism at Community Forum

HARTFORD, KY (WFIE) – Sharing concerns and creating conversations. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin opened the floor to field those questions in a community forum in Ohio County. The Governor kicked off the community forum with a bit of good news, announcing a nearly $350,000 investment in discretionary funds for vital […]

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Senate Commerce Committee Holds Infrastructure Hearing

In an effort to “examine how technology, including advances in automation, artificial intelligence, and connectivity” can “revolutionize transportation and mobility,” the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held an informational hearing on Feb. 13. In his opening remarks, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., the committee’s chairman (seen above), noted that “our infrastructure system […]

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