SOWK cover 2014 More than five years after the recession officially ended, Kentucky workers still struggle with a scarcity of jobs and face continued declines in real wages, as outlined in KCEP’s new read more
immigrantsprofile Kentucky’s immigrants come from all over the world and are broadly represented throughout the state’s workforce and economy. But the controversy in the U.S. around immigration reform, which often eclipses read more
medicaid expansion map 2012 Kentucky is starting to see the benefits of its decision to expand Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in dramatic reductions in the number of uninsured across Kentucky counties read more
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