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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 1, 2020): In response to the COVID-19 emergency, Community Action Agencies across Kentucky are now taking applications for an added spring open enrollment period for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2020, o…

May has arrived in Kentucky, and rather than planning a Kentucky Derby celebration, a road trip to Pikeville for the Mountain Laurel Festival, to Cumberland Falls to take in the moonbow, or to Louisville to jam at Louisville’s Kentucky Reggae Festival, we’re practicing social distancing and …

 Officials from the Kentucky River District Health Department have reported 29 positive cases, 1 of which is probable and 16 of the 29 have recovered from COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus), in the counties they serve. The first confirmed case was on March 31, 2020, was a 79-year-old male fro…

National Census DAy was April 1, 2020, but don’t be fooled - the process of collecting the country’s decennial census will extend through July. City officials play a key role in encouraging participation and dispelling myths to improve accuracy.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 23, 2020) – On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that Monday, April 27, the state will begin the gradual restart and reopening of our Phase 1 health care services and facilities, although they will operate vastly different than they did before the outbreak of the no…

WASHINGTON, DC (April 22, 2020) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today Kentucky will receive $11,690,427 in federal funding to help meet the needs of older adults and people with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic. These federal resources can be used f…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 23, 2020) — Feeding Kentucky has purchased 3,408 pounds of Kentucky ground beef with funds from Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance’s historic half-million dollar donation as part of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles’ Kentucky Hunger Initiative. The purchase translat…

FRANKFORT, KY (April 22, 2020)– “We are here today to underscore how the Governor himself can do even more to save life, especially for the weakest and most vulnerable of us — He can allow Senate Bill 9 to become law,” said Kent Ostrander, Executive Director of The Family Foundation on the s…