Water customers in this Eastern Kentucky county to pay about $6 more after emergency rate increase approved Saturday, Jul 10 2021 

The commission said the increase for Martin County is “necessary to prevent the district from falling further into financial and operational distress.”

        

Kentucky General Fund has $1.1 billion surplus, Gov. Beshear says Saturday, Jul 10 2021 

The General Fund pays for most state services, including education, health care and public safety.

        

Get a job, get $1,500: Beshear announces incentive for Kentuckians to return to workforce Thursday, Jun 24 2021 

Beshear said the program will pay the first 15,000 Kentuckians who start a job with a business in the state between June 24 and July 30.

        

Bourbon tourism shaking off pandemic slump in Kentucky Saturday, Jun 19 2021 

With tourists flocking to distilleries, concerns about a pandemic hangover for the state’s world-famous bourbon industry are quickly evaporating.

        

Kentucky ranks as 39th best state to live in, WalletHub finds Thursday, Jun 17 2021 

The personal finance site ranked the 50 states on key indicators of livability. The commonwealth's best marks came in the "Affordability" category.

        

Kentucky revenue collections continue surging in May Friday, Jun 11 2021 

State Budget Director John Hicks said Thursday that General Fund receipts last month rose nearly 57% or nearly $443 million above the amount collected last year.

        

Businesses struggle to find seasonal employees, look to teens to fill gap Wednesday, Jun 9 2021 

Now that school is out for the summer, teens are entering the seasonal workforce. But this June, businesses are still looking for workers.

        

Gov. Beshear announces change atop Kentucky Labor Cabinet Wednesday, Jun 9 2021 

Labor Secretary Larry Roberts is retiring at the end of June, Gov. Beshear announced. Jamie Link of Kentucky Communications Network Authority take over the role.

        

More than a dozen businesses looking for new employees at NuLu hiring event Monday, May 24 2021 

Several organizations are looking to fill openings from servers and baristas to teachers and hospitality workers.

        

Louisville tourism works to keep up economic momentum after Kentucky Derby success Tuesday, May 4 2021 

Louisville Tourism was expecting Derby to have a $35,000,000 impact, but said the number was about $60,000,000. 'National Travel and Tourism' to drive more visitors.

        

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