Tax Commissions Hears Past Reports, Delays Picking A Consultant

A commission tasked with coming up with elements of a new tax code for Kentucky held its second meeting in Frankfort today. The group is chaired by Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson and is made up of business leaders from across the state. During the all-afternoon meeting, the group received overviews of the dozen tax commissions […]

Beshear and Abramson Discuss ‘Dream Game’ on ESPN

Appearing on ESPN’s Sportscenter, Governor Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson discussed the upcoming game between the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. The excitement over the archrivals playing for a spot in the championship game spilled over into the political arena earlier this week when Louisville […]

Tax Reform Commission Launches Website Seeking Public Input

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform has launched a website to collect public input as the panel begins its work to overhaul Kentucky’s tax code. Citizens can offer comments through online forms or request to make presentations at any of the upcoming commission meetings scheduled across the state. The 23-member panel was formed by […]

Tax Reform Commission Discusses Hiring Consultant at First Meeting

The special commission formed by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to overhaul the state‚Äôs tax code held its first meeting Tuesday and put out a proposal to hire a consultant. It is expected the group will makes changes aimed at improving the state’s ability to withstand future economic downturns, produce adequate revenue and make the code […]

Beshear Promises Frugal Inauguration

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is promising the 59th inauguration ceremonies will cost significantly less than prior ones, but will still offer many free events suitable for families. Celebrating a landslide victory, Beshear will be sworn into office December 13 along with Lt. Governor-elect Jerry Abramson during a full day of festivities. The theme is “Kentucky […]