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Content Tagged 'budget'

State revenue up 2.2 percent in July
State officials say Kentucky's 2015 budget is off to a good start.
Urban County Council Adds Spending To Mayor's Proposed Budget
Lexington’s Urban County Council voted to change parts of the Mayor’s proposed budget. The Council added almost $700,000 to the Mayor’s proposal for social service programs.
School Money Questions
It takes a lot of money to teach your kids. In Fayette County we've heard serious accusations about how that money was handled. Video Video
Parents Unhappy About Bath Co. School Budget
A recent meeting among Bath County school board members has a lot of parents demanding answers. Video Video
Proposed Cuts in FCPS Budget Released
The Fayette County School Board shared where the$20 million in budget cuts could be made. Video Video
Proposed Budget Would Help Lexington Shelter
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget allocates $250 thousand dollars of the total $313 million dollar budget to The Hope Center’s emergency shelter. Video Video
Scott Co. Gets $70 Million for Road Projects
Scott County is set to receive $70 million for various road construction projects, a part of a much larger budget lawmakers have set for the state.
Proposed Budget Includes $40 Million Debt for Rupp
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has proposed a budget that includes $40 million dollars in debt to pay for Rupp Arena Renovations. Video Video
Lexington City Officials to Get Proposed Budget from Mayor
Nine city council members have already backed Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's proposed budget plans, which include $10 million for public safety, the homeless and affordable housing.
Rupp Arena Gets Tiny Portion of Proposed Budget Request
Kentucky lawmakers approved a budget for the state Monday night, but the money set aside for Rupp Arena's renovation is just over two percent of what Lexington Mayor Jim Gray had hoped for.
Lexington Mayor Wants $10 Million for Homeless, Housing and Public Safety
Mayor Jim Gray wants to spend $10 million of a $13 million city surplus on homelessness, affordable housing and public safety, in an announcement he made Friday.
School Board Members Discuss Public Input On Budget Cuts
All the ideas from the public and Fayette County School teachers on how to cut the budget 20-million dollars are now in a booklet.
FCPS Plans Additional Budget Meeting
The Fayette County Public School Board has announced it will conduct another budget meeting next week as it figures out how to slash $20 million in two months.
State Budget Includes $233 Million For Raises
The Kentucky state budget includes $233 million to give raises to more than 136,000 state workers and teachers.
House Budget Would Let Schools Forgive 10 Days
Kentucky public school students would not have to make up as many as 10 canceled school days under a proposal in the House budget.
FCPS Budget Cut Forum Gets Big Turnout
Organizers had to bring out extra chairs to accommodate the crowd gathered for the Fayette County Public School open forum. The purpose of the meeting was to listen to feedback from the community about the $20 million budget cut to the operating fund. Video Video
Fayette Schools Superintendent Says No Programs Would Be Eliminated By Budget Cuts
Fayette County Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said Monday that no programs would be eliminated as part of an estimated $20 million budget cut. Video Video
UK Weighing its Options After Governor's Budget Proposal
In a memo sent to college faculty, staff and students, the University of Kentucky's administration said they will need to develop a new strategic plan under Governor Steve Beshear's two-year budget proposal for the state.
Fayette Co. Schools Look At Cutting $20 Million From Budget
In an email sent to school employees, Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said $20 million will be cut from this year's budget.
Budget Tops Issues Awaiting Kentucky Lawmakers
Kentucky lawmakers have begun a legislative session to be dominated by work on a new state budget.
Child Care Budget Cuts Impact Families and Businesses
Youth advocates say it will not be a happy new year for numerous children and businesses in Kentucky due to child care budget cuts.
Postsecondary Education Council Targets Priority Areas In Budget Request
Postsecondary Education council unanimously approved its 2014-16 budget recommendation for the postsecondary education sector and its nine institutions at its meeting held yesterday at Madisonville Community College.
Reaction To McConnell’s Role In Government Shutdown Compromise
The Federal Government Shutdown ended last night with a deal that also prevented a debt default. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell played a key role in the final deal. Video Video
Another Option For Lexington’s Budget Surplus
Urban County Council Members have amended an ordinance that will decide where Lexington’s budget surplus will be distributed. Video Video
UK Athletics Budget Update
Will exceed $100 million for first time. Video Video
EKU President Warns of Campus Layoffs
School To Reallocate 10 Percent of Budget
Franklin County Sheriff's Department Wins Battle For Budget
After the Franklin County Sheriff said deputies were paid as much or less than the county custodian, the department asked the fiscal court for more money...and got it. Video Video
Franklin County Sheriff Proposes Higher Budget
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is asking for a higher budget in 2013. Sheriff Pat Melton said their department needs more money to properly serve the community. Video Video
Judicial Centers, Court Services To Shut Down Statewide Monday
Judicial centers will be closed statewide and all court services will be unavailable on Monday, October 15th, due to budget issues.
Kentucky Courts Will Be Closed Tuesday For Furlough Day
Courts across Kentucky will be closed on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. It will be the second of three scheduled furlough days due to budget cuts.
Courts Closed Tuesday Because Of Budget Cuts
Courthouses will be closed two days this week: one for the Labor Day holiday and a second because of lack of money.
Back-To-School Shopping On A Budget
Consumer Reports has released a list of ten ways to do back to school shopping on a budget. Video Video
Health Department To Stop Several Clinical Operations
Budget cuts are forcing the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department to stop offering some clinical services starting Monday, July 16. Video Video
KCTCS Tuition To Increase
Board approved $921 million budget Video Video
Schools to Charge Fees for Volunteers
State Budget cuts could affect people who want to help in Kentucky schools Video Video
Lexington Police Sign New Contract
The city says the four year deal will save over $4 million. Video Video
Closed Lexington Fire Station Affects Man in Health Emergency
A health emergency is bringing more attention to the temporary closing of some Lexington fire stations, known as brownouts. Video Video
Lexington Mayor Proposes New Budget
Mayor Jim Gray proposed a city budget for fiscal 2013. Video Video
Budget Talks Stall
Budget talks stalled Wednesday as the deadline for a deal closed in. Video Video
Tax Dollars and Pain Pills
Kentucky lawmakers are searching for compromise on two big issues: the two year state budget and how to curb the abuse of prescription pain pills. Video Video
Budget Talks Begin
House and Senate leaders began negotiating over the final version of the state's two year spending plan Monday while a symbolic yard sale occurred on the back porch of the state capitol. Video Video
House Passes Tight Budget
The Kentucky House has passed a budget plan that cuts pension increases for retired state and county workers. Video Video
Governor: "Inadequate for the needs of our people"
Governor Steve Beshear proposed a two year budget Tuesday which he says is "inadequate for the needs of our people." Video Video
Budget Address Tuesday
Governor Steve Beshear will outline his proposed two year state budget before a joint session of the Kentucky General Assembly Tuesday night. Video Video
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