2014-2015 Budget

Beshear Plugs $91M Budget Shortfall

Jul 16, 2014

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has signed an order to plug a $91 million hole in Kentucky's $9.5 billion state budget.

Josh James / WUKY

All bills passed during Kentucky’s 2014 legislative session are now on the books.

Gov. Steve Beshear is keeping up the pressure on lawmakers in Frankfort to fund the Rupp Arena redesign.

Budget Mandates Pay Raises For Teachers

Apr 1, 2014

Kentucky's roughly 100,000 teachers and administrative staff will get an automatic pay raise in each of the next two years.

Josh James / WUKY

It’s a make or break day for legislation as the General Assembly concludes its final day of voting before briefly reconvening in April.

The Kentucky House and Senate are at odds over which university priorities to fund in the budget.

Debate over the state House version of Gov. Steve Beshear’s budget veered frequently onto the topic of the Affordable Care Act Thursday evening.

Despite a number of Republican abstentions, a Kentucky House committee has given its approval to a $20.3 billion, two-year budget.

Kentucky House members say not to expect many changes to the governor’s budget when the House version comes before the chamber on Wednesday.

Like many agencies, Kentucky’s Property Valuation Administrator department is finding itself in a budget crunch.