A Kentucky lawmaker determined to update the state’s antiquated tax code has made his annual pitch for reform. But the bill is generating little excitement as time runs out on the 2011 session.
For several years, lawmakers and activists in Kentucky have called for changes to the state tax code. This year, the Republican-led state Senate passed a bill calling for an independent council to be formed to recommend changes.
The big news in the bail out bill is, well, the bail out, the emergency economic measures. But lawmakers tacked on many energy and environment-related amendments, including the extension of certain renewable energy tax credits.