Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Kentucky lawmakers close in on budget deal, continue to advance education bills

March 03, 2021

State lawmakers are hammering out the final details of a new budget proposal, and a number of education-related bills remain on the move as the Kentucky General Assembly heads into the final weeks of this year's legislative session.

Both chambers look to pass a budget bill by March 16, which would provide lawmakers enough time to override any vetoes from Gov. Andy Beshear.

Meanwhile, lawmakers have filed more than 880 bills this session, and several related to postsecondary education are pressing forward. Here's a breakdown of some of the measures that are advancing:

Last Updated: 7/23/2021