State Budget http://wuky.org en Beshear: Reinvesting In Education May Require Cuts Elsewhere http://wuky.org/post/beshear-reinvesting-education-may-require-cuts-elsewhere <p>Gov. Steve Beshear says he wants to pump more money into education and is willing to make budget cuts elsewhere to free up the money. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:36:30 +0000 Associated Press & Josh James 42051 at http://wuky.org Beshear: Reinvesting In Education May Require Cuts Elsewhere State Budget Outlook Complicated By Slow-Growing Revenues http://wuky.org/post/state-budget-outlook-complicated-slow-growing-revenues <p>The outlook for Kentucky’s next budget has been called “bleak” by observers, but a number of factors could still affect the bottom line.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:00:43 +0000 Josh James 42038 at http://wuky.org State Budget Outlook Complicated By Slow-Growing Revenues 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