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General Assembly postpones legislative business until March 17

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Posted at 6:32 PM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 18:32:56-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The General Assembly announced Thursday that they will postpone legislative business until March 17.

“The General Assembly continues to support the efforts of Governor Beshear and Kentucky’s public health community to contain and mitigate the COVID-19 virus. After much careful consideration, we have decided to exercise an abundance of caution and postpone legislative business on Friday, March 13 and Monday, March 16. This will not affect the number of legislative days left in this session. However, it will provide an opportunity to evaluate safety procedures as we move through the remainder of session. We anticipate resuming normal legislative business on Tuesday, March 17.”

LEX 18 will update this story as more information is received.