Coal Severance Funds http://wuky.org en State Budget Director: "Bumpy" Recovery Continues http://wuky.org/post/state-budget-director-bumpy-recovery-continues <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky ended the 2013 fiscal year with a $70.6M General Fund surplus, but State Budget Director Jane Driskell says the recovery continues to be “bumpy.” Driskell told a Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue Thursday that the state saw modest General Fund growth, exceeding analyst expectations by $40M. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:14:17 +0000 Josh James 36443 at http://wuky.org State Budget Director: "Bumpy" Recovery Continues Stumbo Will Work To Replace Coal Severance Funds http://wuky.org/post/stumbo-will-work-replace-coal-severance-funds <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky.-- House speaker Greg Stumbo says he intends to see that $2.5 million in coal severance tax funds being used to help pay for renovations at Rupp Arena is replaced.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Stumbo told the Lexington Herald-Leader on Thursday that the funding could be replaced when bonds are issued for renovating the facility, "making it more of a loan than a grant."</span></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:21:07 +0000 Associated Press 33063 at http://wuky.org Stumbo Will Work To Replace Coal Severance Funds