State Budget

LRC Public Information

A $113 million dollar shortfall in Kentucky’s General Fund has the governor’s office weighing more cuts in the final months of the fiscal year.

Lexington Center

A Kentucky senator says Lexington was the real loser in the two-year spending plan passed by the Republican-led Senate Wednesday. In addition to reinstated cuts to the state appropriation for the University of Kentucky and other public education institutions, the upper chamber also stripped out a provision issuing $60 million in bonds for renovations of the Lexington Convention Center.

State Budget Sees Surplus, Road Fund Suffers

Jul 10, 2015
LRC Public Information

Kentucky taxpayers got good news and bad news on Friday on the state's budget.