State Budget Proposal A Judicial Headache

Kentucky’s chief justice is warning that the governor’s scaled back budget proposal for the judiciary would jeopardize nearly 400 jobs in the judicial branch.Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. told lawmakers that Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s budget proposal fell nearly $49 million short of fully funding court operations for the next two years. Court operations would take another $7.5 million hit each year through a fund transfer, he said.

Source: MG News

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