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 Thursday, Dec 14 
County officials meet with ambulance reps (Ledger-Independent)
A meeting between Lewis County officials and Portsmouth Ambulance about response time concerns produced “very promising results,” according to Lewis County Judge-Executive Todd Ruckel.

 Thursday, Dec 14 
Chief of Operations/Paramedic: Shelby County Fiscal Court, Shelbyville (Shelby) KY

 Wednesday, Dec 13 
5 easy ways to improve your PCR writing (EMS1)
Be thorough, timely and proofread your PCRs to ensure your treatments and professionalism won’t be called into question.

 Wednesday, Dec 13 
Study: Uber reduces ambulance usage in major cities (EMS1)
Research shows that ambulance usage by low-risk patients has decreased by at least 7 percent.

 Monday, Dec 11 
Holiday gift guide: 10 gifts under $25 for new paramedics, EMTs (EMS1)
Here's a roundup of gift ideas to help your newest colleague feel prepared and, in some cases, entertained.

 Monday, Dec 11 
Kentucky governor might not call special session (WAVE)
Kentucky's Republican governor has acknowledged for the first time he might not call a special session of the state legislature to overhaul one of the country's worst funded public pension systems.

 Saturday, Dec 9 
Full Time & PRN Paramedic Positions: Grayson County EMS, Leitchfield (Grayson) KY

 Saturday, Dec 9 
Advanced EMT: Grayson County EMS, Leitchfield (Grayson) KY

 Friday, Dec 8 
Louisville's pension costs to go up a whopping $38M, threatening to wipe out new revenue (Louisville Courier Journal)
Louisville's pension bill will go up by $38 million next year, an amount that could wipe out any revenue growth in their next budget.

 Friday, Dec 8 
Bill aims to forgive volunteer first responder student loan debt (EMS1)
The proposal would eliminate a portion of student loans in an effort to attract more people to volunteer.

 Friday, Dec 8 
Mass casualty procedures put to the test after 41 JCPS students hurt in bus crash (WAVE)
Mass casualty procedures were enacted after three Jefferson County Public School buses were involved in a crash Thursday morning.

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Kentucky Legislative Session: The 2018 Kentucky Regular Legislative Session is a long session limited to 60 days that begins on January 2. February 16 is the last day for new bill requests. February 26 is the last day for new House Bills and February 28 is the last day for new Senate Bills. The legislature will not meet during the Veto Period of March 29 through April 9. The final two days scheduled are April 12 and 13. The schedule may change.
   Read How a Bill Becomes Law to learn how a bill goes through the Legislative process, including how it can be changed and passed without any public knowledge.
Bills of interest to EMS:
  • Obstructing an emergency responder - BR 2: Jun 05 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).

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