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Lawmakers Adjust Schedule Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
By The Associated Press
FRANKFORT - Kentucky's legislature will take a weeklong break because of the new coronavirus outbreak.

Senate President Robert Stivers and House Speaker David Osborne made the announcement Thursday.

The main priority is to pass a new state budget.

The adjusted schedule would have lawmakers adjourn until returning to the Capitol for a one-day session on March 26.

They would meet again April 1 with the goal of passing the budget.

Lawmakers would return later in that month to take up any vetoes by Gov. Andy Beshear.

Published 07:06 AM, Friday Mar. 20, 2020
Updated 07:09 AM, Friday Mar. 20, 2020

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