Our Commonwealth: A Primer on the Kentucky State Budget

By Anna Baumann
January 27, 2014

What is the Budget of the Commonwealth? Where does the money come from and for what does it pay? What are the processes by which the budget is made?

The answers to these fundamental questions about our state budget have important implications: how Kentucky invests in its schools, health and human services, infrastructure and public safety systems reflects our commitment to building a strong economic foundation for all Kentuckians.

KCEP’s Ky Budget Primer¬†explores these questions and makes the case that by grasping the basics, we can be better citizen advocates for a healthy budget.

Commonwealth Budget Primer