Kentucky State Budget

Bevin Seeks Budget Cuts Of 17%

Sep 8, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor wants to slash spending by more than 17 percent this year to prevent a $200 million shortfall and protect the state's credit rating. 

Kentucky Could Face $200M Budget Shortfall

Aug 11, 2017
Kentucky Forward

Kentucky taxpayers could face a budget shortfall of more than $200 million.  State economists issued their first planning estimates for the current fiscal year on Friday. The Consensus Forecasting Group chose the most pessimistic of the three options they were presented, citing the partisan rancor in Congress as making it difficult to predict federal tax policy.