Indiana Medicaid The “Indiana model” for Medicaid expansion has recently been held up as a possible alternative for Kentucky, with supporters arguing that Medicaid recipients should have more “skin in the game” read more
Estate Tax Graph 1 To view this brief in PDF form, click here.  Kentucky loses an estimated $25 million a year because state lawmakers haven’t yet taken steps to recoup lost revenue from federal read more
Medicaid Workers Table To view this brief in PDF form, click here. Many thousands of Kentuckians who work low wage jobs at restaurants, on construction sites, through temp agencies and at retail stores read more
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By Kenny Colston
November 23, 2015
According to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, it will cost at least $23 million to dismantle Kynect, the state’s insurance marketplace. Using those funds to end the program read more
By Jason Bailey
November 20, 2015
An estimated 31,300 workers in Lexington who would otherwise make less than $10.10 an hour will have higher wages once the newly-passed minimum wage ordinance — the second such local read more
By Jason Bailey
November 11, 2015
Kynect, the state’s health insurance marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act, is widely viewed as a national model for its functionality and success in getting people signed up for read more
By Jason Bailey
November 5, 2015
There’s a big inconsistency between Kentucky’s declining unemployment rate — now at five percent, the lowest level since 2001 — and the fact we still have many fewer people employed read more