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City wants to use federal money for dual purposes
Budget doesn't have cuts, includes fewer on no-pay status
Lexington’s budget for next year has been crippled by a $40 million shortfall because of fallout from COVID-19
A new report says Kentucky's state government faces a revenue shortfall that could approach $500 million in the current fiscal year.
Establishing flexible expenses versus fixed expenses is key.
Mayor Linda Gorton says the budget she will present on April 28 will project a decrease of almost $40 million in revenue for the FY 20-21 budget year, beginning July 1.
Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have pushed aside the Democratic governor's line-item vetoes of state spending bills.
Kentucky lawmakers have finished work on a proposal that would add a series of crime victims' rights to the state's Constitution.
As he promised Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear kissued item vetoes Monday for parts of budget bills passed by the Kentucky General Assembly.
Beshear hopes Congress will quickly act on a second round of stimulus that meets the needs of small business and just as importantly, gives assistance to state and local governments.
Several 'firsts' as state lawmaker approving budget with no raises
Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne says economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak will force lawmakers to scale back state spending plans.
Teachers, ACLU concerned about closed-door nature of session.
In Governor Beshear's budget proposal, officials say returning every coal severance dollar back to coal-producing counties.
Sheriff John Hollan says a budget has passed for Breathitt County Sheriff's Department. Last week, he announced it was forced to close.
Governor Andy Beshear says he had 50 days to put a 40 billion dollar budget together. He says it's balanced and would reduce the state's debt.
House budget committee chairman Steven Rudy says pension funding will be a top priority in two-year state budget plan.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed spending increases for public education from kindergarten through college and for health care in his first budget plan.
A memo from outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says Gov.-elect Andy Beshear faces a massive budget shortfall as he prepares to take office.
The KCTCS Board of Regents approved a budget request to expand nursing programs at all KCTCS colleges.