Local Option Sales Tax

Supporters of a Local Sales Tax option for Kentucky communities are hopeful they might have better luck in the General Assembly in 2015.

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo says House Democrats' top priority for the 2015 legislative session could be the local option sales tax.

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Tuesday brought good news and bad news for supporters of a Local Option Sales Tax in Kentucky.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray made his case to lawmakers in Frankfort Thursday that his constituents could benefit from a local option sales tax.


An upcoming forum will explore a proposed constitutional amendment that would give Ky. cities and counties the authority to impose a local sales tax.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Mayor Jim Gray joined other officials to lobby for a Local Option Sales Tax before a legislative committee Wednesday.

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