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Eastern Ky. communities receive millions in Grants

In Governor Beshear's budget proposal, officials say returning every coal severance dollar back to coal-producing counties.

UPDATE: Breathitt Sheriff’s Dept. back to work after budget passes

Sheriff John Hollan says a budget has passed for Breathitt County Sheriff's Department. Last week, he announced it was forced to close.

Beshear defends his proposed two year budget in one-on-one interview

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.

Key lawmaker says pension funding a top House priority

House budget committee chairman Steven Rudy says pension funding will be a top priority in two-year state budget plan.

Beshear backs spending increases for education, health care

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed spending increases for public education from kindergarten through college and for health care in his first budget plan.

Memo says Gov.-elect Beshear facing massive budget shortfall

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.

KCTCS Board of Regents approves request to expand nursing programs

The KCTCS Board of Regents approved a budget request to expand nursing programs at all KCTCS colleges.
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General Fund receipts increase by nearly two-percent

Kentucky’s General Fund receipts for July totaled $845.7 million.
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University of Kentucky approves 2019-2020 budget

Tuition for in-state graduate students and out-of-state undergraduate student will increase under the new budget for the University of Kentucky.
Fayette County Public Schools

FCPS budget attempts to address demographic differences

The Fayette County Board of Education approved a $579.9 million budget Monday. 

US government records $160.3 billion April surplus

The federal government recorded a $160.3 billion surplus in April as revenues jumped to an all-time high. But even with a flood of tax receipts, the deficit so far this year is running 37.7% higher than a year ago.

Mayor: Lexington’s Community Paramedicine will continue in short-term

Gorton says keeping the program open until the end of the year will give the city time to develop community partnerships to help support the program long-term.

Mayor’s budget doesn’t fund program that helps frequent 911 callers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton says the city can't pay for a program designed to cut down on 911 calls by...

Mayor Gorton proposes city budget

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton outlined her first budget proposal for the city on Tuesday, saying "we must reset spending with this budget.

Trump’s campaign agenda found in his new budget proposal

Frustrated by a divided Congress and rifts within his own party, President Donald Trump is giving little indication in his latest budget proposal of any new policy ambitions for the coming two, or six, years.

Wall redux: Trump’s budget sets up another border battle

President Donald Trump's new budget is returning to an old fight over spending on a border wall with Mexico.

Dim prospect for ending shutdown soon

The partial government shutdown appears no closer to resolution.

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.

WATCH: Scott Co. school board votes to save JROTC

The Board of Education voted on whether or not to cut the program Thursday night.

Richmond-based aid agency prepares to layoff half its staff

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council is prepared to cut staff in the event it does not get a grant it needs to fund the Head Start program.

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