After two attempts by Senate President Robert Stivers (R-Manchester) to change the law on annexation — and essentially allow the city of Corbin to annex into Laurel County — the measure is likely dead in 2016, killed by what he a “toxic” political atmosphere in Frankfort.
“There has been a lot of objections from people in the legislative process wanting to know how this type of annexation affects other areas of Kentucky,” Stivers said Tuesday.
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