After Years of Keeping Rates Low, Coal Now Detrimental to Utility Costs

Coal-fired electricity is one of the reasons Kentucky’s utility rates are among the lowest in the nation. And as new pollution regulations take effect, coal is the reason Kentucky will be among the hardest hit states. Rate increases currently before the Public Service Commission are one sign of the changing tide.

Kentucky's New Agenda

Kentucky is making progress in education and other areas, but according to the chamber of commerce, the gains are slow. A New Agenda Initiative measures progress in the commonwealth in things like education, energy, health & wellness, competing in the global marketplace, and more. We’ll find out what the report says, what we’re doing right, and where there’s room for improvement, this Thursday on State of Affairs.  Listen to the Show

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Louisville, Lexington Chambers Team Up For Trip

About 400 Kentuckians will visit Pittsburgh in May of next year, to take notes on the city’s transformation. The chambers of commerce of both Louisville and Lexington are organizing the trip—-their first joint ‘leadership expedition’. GLI spokesperson Carmen Hickerson says they’re trying to think regionally. “To me,” says Hickerson, “the really exciting part is to… Continue reading Louisville, Lexington Chambers Team Up For Trip