House Democrats http://wuky.org en House Democrats Float Instant Racing As Solution To Pension Woes http://wuky.org/post/house-democrats-float-instant-racing-solution-pension-woes <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Horse racing tracks could generate up to $30 million a year in tax revenue for the state's financially troubled pension system if they installed slot-like machines and then taxed the proceeds, the House Speaker said Friday.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">In Kentucky, actual slot machines are banned, but two horse tracks have installed similar "Instant Racing" machines that allow people to wager on the outcomes of past horse races.</span></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:25:56 +0000 Associated Press 27406 at http://wuky.org House Democrats Float Instant Racing As Solution To Pension Woes House Dems To Make Tax Districts Top Legislative Priority http://wuky.org/post/house-dems-make-tax-districts-top-legislative-priority <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Holding accountable more than 1,200 special taxing districts that spend some $2.7 billion a year will be a top legislative priority when lawmakers convene just over a month from now.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The issue beat out pension reform, tax reform and a proposed constitutional amendment on gambling for the designation of House Bill 1, which is reserved the biggest issues facing the state.</span></p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:34:21 +0000 Associated Press 24135 at http://wuky.org House Dems To Make Tax Districts Top Legislative Priority In House Races, Democrats Enlist Beshear for TV Ads http://wuky.org/post/house-races-democrats-enlist-beshear-tv-ads <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky House Democrats are enlisting Governor Steve Beshear for electoral help. Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston reports. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:02:22 +0000 Kenny Colston, Kentucky Public Radio 22476 at http://wuky.org In House Races, Democrats Enlist Beshear for TV Ads