Latest Unemployment Figures For Kentucky

Latest Unemployment Figures For Kentucky More than 275,000 Kentucky residents have filed for unemployment benefits in the past three weeks as the coronavirus pandemic causes widespread economic damage.A total of 117,135 Kentuckians filed unemployment claims last week, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday. It was up nearly 4,000 people from the prior week. …

Governor Beshear Limits Shopping

Governor Beshear Limits Shopping Gov. Andy Beshear has issued an order to limit shopping to one person per household, stepping up efforts to enforce social distancing as coronavirus cases continue escalating in Kentucky.“This is going to be a significant help,” the governor said during his daily briefing.Beshear’s new executive order will mostly limit shopping…

Unemployment Benefits Begin Today In KY

Unemployment Benefits Begin Today In KY Governor Andy Beshear has announced Kentucky received the federal funding stream to begin making the additional $600 per week payment to those Kentuckians receiving unemployment insurance benefits as soon as tonight.This will be made in a separate payment from other unemployment benefits as part of the ‘CARES Act’…

Continuing Social Distancing

Continuing Social Distancing Deaths, hospitalizations and new infections are leveling off in places like Italy and Spain, and even New York has seen encouraging signs amid the gloom. At the same time, politicians and health officials warn that the crisis is far from over and a catastrophic second wave could hit if countries let…

KY Largest One Day Surge In COVID-19 Cases

KY Largest One Day Surge In COVID-19 Cases Governor Andy Beshear took the podium for his daily COVID-19 update.Wednesday marked Kentucky’s largest one-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases.The governor confirmed 204 new positive tests, bringing Kentucky’s total to 1,346. Pulaski County now has 28 total cases, according to Judge-Executive Steve Kelley.Eight new deaths were…