Passing A One Year Budget

Passing A One Year Budget In a rare move prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, budget negotiators will present Kentucky legislators with only a one-year state spending plan that holds the line on the main K-12 school funding formula, key lawmakers said Tuesday.Lawmakers traditionally pass a two-year budget, but economic damage caused by the virus…

Thoroughbred Farm Goes Virtual

Thoroughbred Farm Goes Virtual A popular thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky is reaching out to its supporters through virtual farm tours that showcase its equine retirees.Old Friends debuted the virtual tours on Monday.The series is called “Monday Mornings with Michael” and is hosted by Old Friends founder Michael Blowen. Each week, he will offer…

Small Business Loans Available Soon

Small Business Loans Available Soon Small businesses seeking loans through the government’s $2 trillion coronavirus relief package could receive money as soon as Friday.That prediction came Tuesday from senior administration officials who spoke to reporters about the details of the loan program.Companies will be able to submit applications on Friday. Because the government is…

Team Kentucky Fund

Team Kentucky Fund Kentucky’s Governor Andy Beshear and Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman are calling on those Kentuckians to help their neighbors through the Team Kentucky Fund.Thousands of people have lost their jobs and are seeking unemployment.“The volume of calls we received just the other day were 80,000 in one day. The next day we…

Surge In KY COVID-19 Cases

Surge In KY COVID-19 Cases Kentucky’s largest cities continue to be pounded by a surge of coronavirus infections, Governor Andy Beshear announced Tuesday during his COVID-19 news conference.The governor initially announced 114 new cases and six new deaths Tuesday. He later added a seventh death from Campbell County mid-conference.According to the Kentucky Department of…