The Kentucky Senate could vote as soon as
Thursday on a two-year, $19.5 billion state budget.
Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee Chairman Bob Leeper
said that's the tentative plan. He emphasized that it is subject to
The Paducah independent, nursing a severe case of laryngitis,
said his committee will "likely" meet Thursday afternoon to vote
on General Fund appropriations. He said a floor vote could be held
A Senate vote on the two-year, $3.5 billion Road Fund budget
hasn't yet been scheduled.
The House has already passed the General Fund and Road Fund
Gov. Steve Beshear called for sharp cuts to most government
agencies and programs when he initially presented his budget
proposal to lawmakers.