Chandler Blames Federal Deficit on Bush-Era Tax Cuts

by Dan Conti, Kentucky Public Radio Congressman Ben Chandler says one of the main causes of today’s historic trillion dollar federal budget deficit is the tax cuts that were approved during the Bush Administration. The Versailles Democrat made the comment during an interview on KET’s One to One program. Chandler says tax policy under President… Continue reading Chandler Blames Federal Deficit on Bush-Era Tax Cuts

Clark County Commissioners Defer to Council

Clark County, Indiana is relying on a lawsuit to help close its $1.2 million budget deficit. The council will decide on Monday how it wants to save the county from default. Clark County cut property tax 25 percent in 2007 when the county had a budget surplus. Now, it’s filed suit to ask for around… Continue reading Clark County Commissioners Defer to Council

State Revenue Forecasts Due Out Tomorrow

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Some new state revenue forecasts on which a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly may be based will be announced today in Frankfort. Last week, the Consensus Forecasting Group took a look at the leading economic indicators, which were generally gloomy. Now, the independent panel of economic experts… Continue reading State Revenue Forecasts Due Out Tomorrow