2013-14 Budget http://wuky.org en Budget Shortages Loom Despite Projected Growth http://wuky.org/post/budget-shortages-loom-despite-projected-growth <p>An improving economy will mean more tax revenue flowing into Kentucky's General Fund, but budgeting will still be a challenge. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 21:10:01 +0000 Associated Press 42670 at http://wuky.org Budget Shortages Loom Despite Projected Growth Kentucky Closes Out Fiscal Year With Surplus http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-closes-out-fiscal-year-surplus <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - State Budget Director Jane Driskell announced Friday Kentucky state government will wrap up the 2012-13 fiscal year in the black. Thanks to reigned-in spending by cash-strapped state agencies and a small bump in General Fund revenues, the state will close out the year with a surplus of just over $70M. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:50:55 +0000 Josh James 34760 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Closes Out Fiscal Year With Surplus UK Trustees Approve Budget For Coming Year http://wuky.org/post/uk-trustees-approve-budget-coming-year <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky.-- University of Kentucky trustees on Tuesday approved a $2.7 billion spending plan for the coming year that includes merit-based pay raises for faculty and staff, more money for scholarships and the school's smallest tuition increase in more than a decade.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The spending blueprint for the fiscal year that begins July 1 amounts to an increase of 2.7 percent, or $71 million, over the budget for the current academic year.</span></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:03:51 +0000 Associated Press 32937 at http://wuky.org UK Trustees Approve Budget For Coming Year In Depth: Jobs And The Budget http://wuky.org/post/depth-jobs-and-budget <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - As Urban County Council members begin hammering out a final spending plan, many around the horseshoe are also keeping a close eye on the job market. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:57:34 +0000 Josh James 32916 at http://wuky.org In Depth: Jobs And The Budget UK Trustees Set To Approve Budget For Coming Year http://wuky.org/post/uk-trustees-set-approve-budget-coming-year <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky. -- University of Kentucky trustees are set to approve a spending plan for the coming year.</span><span class="entry-content"> The proposed $2 billion-plus budget comes before the trustees' finance committee Tuesday morning on the Lexington campus.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The full board of trustees is scheduled to vote on the budget later in the day.</span></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:37:35 +0000 Associated Press 32882 at http://wuky.org UK Trustees Set To Approve Budget For Coming Year