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Kentucky House Republicans unveil state spending plan

House Republicans have modified a proposed pay raise for Kentucky teachers.

EPA chief Pruitt resigns after months of scandals

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid ethics investigations of outsized security spending, first-class flights and a sweetheart condo lease.

Trump: Congress should get spending bills done before break

President Donald Trump is urging the Senate to get its work done on funding before the August break, "or NOT GO HOME."

Lobbyist spending tops $8.4 million in Kentucky legislature

This is reportedly the third consecutive year Kentucky has set a record for lobbyist spending.

EKU approves budget cuts

Jobs, academic and athletic programs at Eastern Kentucky University are going away, victim of an estimated $25 million budget deficit.

Kentucky governor seeks budget cuts of 17 percent

Kentucky's Republican governor wants to slash spending by more than 17 percent this year to prevent a $200 million shortfall and protect the state's credit rating.

State officials update government transparency website

State officials have updated Kentucky's government transparency website to include spending details of the judicial branch.

Paying Off Holiday Debt- Apprisen

Many of us tend to spend a little more than our budgets to get gifts for our loved ones, but Johnny Cantrell of Apprisen says doing so can leave you dealing with some serious financial consequences later on.

Report: Bill To Protect Miners’ Benefits Would Save Money

A new report says a bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal miners would save money over the next decade.

Law enforcement fund audit reveals excessive spending

State Auditor Mike Harmon says a review of the Department of Criminal Justice Training and the public fund that supports it has revealed unnecessary and excessive spending along with improper contracts with a public university designed to circumvent state law.

University of Kentucky to lay off up to 75 people

The University of Kentucky says it will lay off up to 75 people as part of a reorganization plan to cut $6 million in spending.

Pike County says tourism spending up nearly $6 million

Tourism dollars are flowing into Pike County as officials there report an increase of nearly $6 million in visitor spending in 2015.

No movement on Kentucky budget as legislative deadline nears

Kentucky lawmakers have not made progress on a two-year state-spending plan.

State House approves budget, now heads to Senate

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a two-year, $63 billion state spending plan pushed through by a Democratic majority over Republican objections.

Medicaid commissioner warns of skyrocketing spending

Kentucky's new Medicaid commissioner says the cost to run the state health insurance program will jump 20 percent to more than $3.7 billion over the next two years, calling into question its sustainability long term.

Bevin calls for spending cuts in first budget proposal

Matt Bevin's first budget will not take effect until July 1, but Kentucky's new Republican governor is not waiting to slash government spending.

Kentucky GOP senators don’t plan to block Medicaid spending

The Republican leadership of Kentucky's state Senate says they will not block about $250 million in state spending needed to pay for the health insurance of more than 400,000 people on the state's expanded Medicaid program.

Conway outspent Bevin on TV in Kentucky governor’s race

Democrat Jack Conway spent nearly twice as much as Republican Matt Bevin on TV ads, but it was not enough to get him elected governor.

Big-spending Kentucky AG’s race goes to voters to decide

Kentucky's campaign for attorney general turned into a verbal sparring match between Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield over qualifications, a critical job evaluation and one candidate's familiar last name.

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