The State of Working Kentucky 2016

By Anna Baumann
August 31, 2016

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Despite steady improvement in the overall economy since the Great Recession, the current presidential election cycle has demonstrated Americans’ persistent and perhaps even worsening anger about the economy. Jobs are still too scarce, the standard of living for many low- and middle-income workers remains precarious and income inequality continues to soar. These sentiments are borne out by the data on Kentucky’s workers and economy. To learn more, click to read the State of Working Kentucky 2016.