Kentucky Economy http://wuky.org en Ky. Jobless Rate Fell To 8% In December http://wuky.org/post/ky-jobless-rate-fell-8-december <p>The <font color="red">Kentucky</font> Office of Employment and Training says jobless rates for December fell to 8 percent. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:34:19 +0000 Associated Press 43552 at http://wuky.org Ky. Jobless Rate Fell To 8% In December Economists To Meet Thursday On Budget Projections http://wuky.org/post/economists-meet-thursday-budget-projections <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Several of the state's top economists are scheduled to meet in Frankfort on Thursday afternoon to make projections about how Kentucky's business climate will fare in the year ahead.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Those projections from the economists serving on the Consensus Forecasting Group will be used to predict state government revenue for both the General Fund and Road Fund.</span></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:37:35 +0000 Associated Press 36071 at http://wuky.org Economists To Meet Thursday On Budget Projections Tax Amnesty A Boon To Kentucky Economy http://wuky.org/post/tax-amnesty-boon-kentucky-economy <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- An amnesty offer that allowed delinquent taxpayers to pay up without fear of prosecution is being credited with generating a 3.8 percent increase in General Fund revenue in January.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">State Budget Director Jane Driskell said individual income tax revenue rose by more than 35 percent and corporate income tax receipts rose nearly 83 percent as delinquent taxpayers wrote checks to the state treasury.</span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 23:51:20 +0000 Associated Press 27189 at http://wuky.org Tax Amnesty A Boon To Kentucky Economy