Change in Constable Bill Could Free Up its Path to Passage

A Senate bill that would give county governments more control over constables could have enough support to become law. Originally, both chambers pursued constitutional amendments to eliminate the office of constable altogether, spurred by several recent instances of constables abusing their power. But an agreement not to crowd the fall ballot with constitutional amendments led […]

Constable Bill Changed to Allow Local Options

Kentucky lawmakers are backing away from a measure that would eliminate the office of constable in every county. Every county has an elected constable. But in the last year, many constables have been accused of being either unnecessary or corrupt. ¬†Originally, Senate Bill 30 was a constitutional amendment to eliminate constables. But the bill was […]