Remote work biting into Covington’s payroll tax revenue

BY: - June 5, 2023

The city of Covington has attributed its recent budget shortfalls to rising work-from-home policies.  Covington’s finance director Steve Webb disclosed during a presentation at a city commission meeting on May 23 that the city’s general fund’s expenditures had exceeded its revenue for the third quarter of the 2023 fiscal year, which ends on June 30. […]

Hazardous dams in Kentucky will now be required to have emergency plans, thanks to new law

BY: - April 4, 2023

FRANKFORT — Kentucky dam safety officials faced a potentially dire situation last year: A sinkhole was rapidly growing in the slope of a dam in Crittenden County. A failure could have sent 180 million gallons of water cascading toward private developments and the local hospital.  And there was no emergency plan. That’s because until last […]