Funds awarded to expedite cases through judicial system

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Prosecutors’ offices throughout Kentucky are receiving funds to help expedite cases through the judicial system.

The Prosecutors Advisory Council awarded the grants with funds from the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. Attorney General Jack Conway’s office announced the awards on Monday.

Of 35 applications, 18 were approved for funding. They cover 26 counties, including Anderson, Ballard, Boone, Bracken, Breathitt, Bullitt, Campbell, Carlisle, Christian, Daviess, Fleming, Fulton, Gallatin, Hardin, Hickman, Jefferson, Jessamine, Kenton, Laurel, Letcher, Madison, Mason, Pulaski, Shelby, Spencer and Warren counties.

The awards for the "Rocket Docket" program range from $19,000 to $108,000.


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