Category Archives: 2014 Legislative Session

 

Project No. & Description 2012 HB 267/EN
05-122 – Outer Loop, Fegenbush Lane, and Beulah Church Road: Major revision of the intersection located at the Outer Loop, Fegenbush Lane, and Beulah Church Rd. Turn Lane was completed by Transportation Cabinet per agreement.

 

C SPP 2014 4,950,000
05-205 – I-65 Southbound Ram at KY-1065: Reconstruct second curve only on I-65 Southbound Ramp at KY-1065 (Outer Loop)

 

C IM 2014 1,820,000
05-263 – I-265/KY-61: Improve I-265/KY-61 (Preston Hwy) Interchange as recommended by KIPDA’s Interchange Study. C IM 2014 3,700,000

 

05-404.01 – Cooper Chapel Road: Extend Cooper Chapel Rd. from Beulah Church Rd. to Bardstown Rd. (Local Match) D

R

SLO

SLO

2014

2014

1,000,000

3,750,000

 

05-443.1 – Mt. Washington Rd (KY-2053) Section 1: from Preston to Maple Way. D

R

U

 

SLO

SLO

SLO

2014

2015

2015

320,000

490,000

120,000

05-443.2 – Mt. Washington Rd (KY-2053) Section 2: from Maple Way to Cedar Creek Rd. D

 

SLO 2014 290,000
05-8402 – McNeely Lake Park Road: Design and construct (Phase 3) a new North/South Park Rd on the East Side of the Lake traversing the Quail Chase Golf Course to connect with Phase 2 and South McNeely Lake Access Area on Cedar Creek Rd. R

C

SPP

SPP

2014

2014

170,000

3,950,000

05-8611 – Mt. Washington Road: Improve and widen Mt. Washington Rd from Preston Highway to Penn Run Creek Bridge

 

D

R

U

C

STP

SP

SP

SP

2014

2014

2014

2016

600,000

3,040,000

6,910,000

10,250,000

05-8612 – Mt. Washington Road: Improve and widen Mt. Washington Rd. from Penn Run Creek Bridge to Cedar Creek Rd.

 

D

R

U

C

SP

SP

SP

SP

2014

2015

2015

2016

800,000

2,020,000

1,850,000

7,910,000

NEW: 05-8804 – Design and construct a multi-model directional non-vehicular and vehicular safety project at the University of Louisville Belknap Campus. First year to include construction funds for roundabout at Floyd St. and Cardinal Blvd. and intersection at  Brandeis and Arthur St. (UL Foundation will pay $4.5 toward $22.5M total project [80/20 match]. Match to be paid up front and applied to first year)

 

D

R

U

C

 

 

SPP

SPP

 

 

2014

2014

 

 

1,350,000

5,000,000

NEW: 05-8805 – Design and construct a multi-model directional non-vehicular and vehicular safety project at the University of Louisville Belknap Campus. First year to include construction funds for roundabout at Floyd St. and Cardinal Blvd. and intersection at  Brandeis and Arthur St. (UL Foundation will pay $4.5 toward $22.5M total project [80/20 match]. Match to be paid up front and applied to first year)

 

D

R

U

C

 

 

 

SPP

 

 

 

2015

 

 

 

11,650,000

NEW: 05-8806 – Construct a sound wall on the North side of I-265 between Smyrna Parkway and Pennsylvania Run Rd D

R

U

C

 

 

 

SPP

 

 

 

2014

 

 

 

2,304,000

 

D = Design                                IM = Interstate Maintenance Funding

R = Right of Way                       SP = State Funding

U = Utility                                 SPP = State Priority Funding

C = Construction                        SLO = Federal Funding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 22, 2014) – As he signed the final bills passed in the last hours of the legislative session, Governor Steve Beshear applauded the many successes of this General Assembly, which include investments in education, health care, safety and job creation for Kentuckians. Gov. Beshear took final action on 19 bills passed in… Continue Reading

House Minority Leader Jeff Hoover recently penned a Courier-Journal op-ed in which he described the 2014 legislative session as “lackluster.” He criticized the House for not considering Senate Bill 99, which is this year’s version of what has become known as the “AT&T Bill.” Very simply put, this bill is AT&T’s bid to deregulate the… Continue Reading

Economic development transparency legislation and transportation funding key Frankfort, KY—Tuesday at midnight saw the end of the 2014 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Representative Larry Clark (D-Louisville) was instrumental as a member of House leadership in helping to shepherd legislation through the process as the session came to an end. A compromise was… Continue Reading

The House of Representatives has passed legislation addressing a matter of significant importance to the legislature as an institution and to our dedicated staff as well. Last week, after a half-day hearing attended by only five of eight members of the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission, the attending members could not reach a sufficient number of… Continue Reading

A conference committee of House and Senate members in the General Assembly, passed budget bills for all three branches of state government—including a massive $20.3 billion Executive Branch spending plan for the next two years—were passed by the Kentucky General Assembly on Monday and sent to the governor just in time for the 10-day session… Continue Reading

GE Evaluating $325 million investment to strengthen Appliance Park Frankfort, KY—HB 396, sponsored by Representative Larry Clark (D-Louisville), legislation to promote advanced manufacturing expansion at GE’s Appliance Research Park, passed the Senate unanimously late yesterday. GE’s investment is expected to exceed $325 million for research and development and appliance production. This important legislation recognizes the… Continue Reading

One Step Closer to Becoming Law House Bill 17 cleared the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Tourism and Labor with a vote of 9-0 this morning. HB 17 now goes to the Senate for their consideration. This is legislation that would increase accountability and transparency for economic development incentive programs in Kentucky. HB 17 is… Continue Reading

Last week’s highlights in the General Assembly included the House of Representatives passing a budget and $20 billion spending plan for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Much of the budget includes the proposal set forth by Governor Steve Beshear, however, the House made significant changes in the budgets for education, economic development and health & human… Continue Reading

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill allowing those Kentucky school districts known as Districts of Innovation to develop new standardized testing models cleared its first panel Tuesday. House Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark, the bill’s sponsor, says it would affect seven Kentucky school districts. Clark says the measure is an outgrowth of the 2012 Districts of Innovation law allowing schools… Continue Reading

Paid for by Committee To Elect Larry Clark, Donald Clark, Treasurer. | 502-968-3546
LRC photos courtesy of LRC Public Information