Kentucky Economy

Local/Regional News
1:34 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Ky. Jobless Rate Fell To 8% In December

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training says jobless rates for December fell to 8 percent.

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Local/Regional News
7:37 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Economists To Meet Thursday On Budget Projections

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.

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.

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Local/Regional News
6:51 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Tax Amnesty A Boon To Kentucky Economy

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.

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.

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