Rupp Arena renovation

Local/Regional News
3:48 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

New Rupp Financing Plan Reduces Size, Ups Bonding Capacity

State, city, and University of Kentucky officials met this afternoon to discuss a revised financing plan for the Rupp Arena renovation project.

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12:24 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Beshear Continues Push For Rupp Funding

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

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Local/Regional News
3:46 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Future Of Rupp Project Unclear As Funding Mechanisms Dry Up In Frankfort

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Mayor Jim Gray is waiting on the final budget before signaling plans for the ambitious Rupp Arena project, but the news isn’t likely to be good.

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4:31 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Rupp Project Supporters Hopeful As Hotel Tax Advances To Full House

Mayor Jim Gray lobbies a House committee to pass legislation allowing Lexington to raise its hotel tax.
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Legislation clearing the way for Lexington to up its hotel tax to help fund the Rupp Arena expansion sailed through a House committee Wednesday.

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