general fund revenue The state needs to find $580 million more to make its actuarially required General Fund contributions to pension plans in the first year of the next budget, according to information read more
Lexington Min Wage Infographic The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council is considering an incremental minimum wage increase to $10.10 per hour for its workers over the next three years. Lexington would be the second city in read more
Job Growth After major job loss in the Great Recession, Kentucky’s economy has gradually improved and the state has added 141,000 jobs since June 2009. The pace of job growth has picked read more
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By Ashley Spalding
September 3, 2015
The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and refundable Child Tax Credit (CTC) help hundreds of thousands of low-income working Kentuckians make ends meet. These tax credits have been shown read more
By Ashley Spalding
August 26, 2015
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
By Jason Bailey
August 25, 2015
The state needs to find $580 million more to make its actuarially required General Fund contributions to pension plans in the first year of the next budget, according to information read more
By Jason Bailey
August 24, 2015
Kentucky is celebrating its drop in unemployment rate, which at 5.2 percent as of July is hovering at a level not seen since 2004. But since the unemployment rate doesn’t read more