2022 Session - Week Three

Legislative News ,

Budgets, vetoes, and overrides– the third week of this young General Assembly featured the passage of the House budget and two lightning-fast overrides of the Governor’s veto of the legislature's new House and congressional plans. Before the Senate President and House Speaker’s signatures were dry on the overrides, the Kentucky Democratic Party filed suit to throw out the Republican plans. As a backstop, a House Republican lawmaker filed an In-Case-of-Emergency-Break-Glass bill that would move the candidate filing deadline and 2022 primaries back several months if the court rules in a manner requiring a change. 

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