Kentucky budget

School transportation would be fully funded for first time in decades under House budget plan

BY: - January 31, 2024

FRANKFORT — Kentucky House Republicans would fully fund school transportation in a state budget proposal that advanced from committee Wednesday.   The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee in a special-called meeting approved bills funding all three branches of government, making one-time appropriations from the state’s “rainy day” fund and releasing tens of millions of dollars in […]

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The legislature has the money this year to pass a budget that delivers for Kentuckians

BY: - December 18, 2023

What would you do if you had billions of dollars to help meet the needs of your fellow Kentuckians? Would you use the money to address the teacher and bus driver shortages, build affordable housing or provide essential medical care to those who need it most? Or would you sit on an excessively large pile […]

Elementary school students sitting at desks wearing masks

Republicans poised to cut Kentucky income tax again based on revenue boom that could be fleeting

BY: - November 30, 2022

FRANKFORT – Kentucky House Majority Leader Steven Rudy recently told a receptive audience at a Kentucky Chamber of Commerce forum that the first bill the House will consider when it convenes in January will be a measure to cut the Kentucky income tax rate from 4.5% to 4%. “I think it is very cool for […]