Gov. Matt Bevin today announced the appointment of Andrew V. McNeill as Deputy State Budget and Policy Director within the Office of State Budget Director. Mr. McNeill most recently served as Senior Advisor to the Governor in the Governor’s Office.
The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) has opened its eighth demonstration site for its Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) in Thelma in Johnson County for Kentuckians with hearing loss or speech impairment to test a variety of telephones.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Sec. Greg Thomas today issued an emergency order waiving the hours of service for commercial motor vehicle operators delivering petroleum in Kentucky. The order is in response to a gasoline pipeline leak in rural Shelby County, Alabama.
Fulfilling a promise made to address Kentucky’s number one issue, Gov. Matt Bevin today announced the PFM Group was selected to provide consulting services for a comprehensive review of Kentucky’s state pension systems.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell helped secure several priorities benefitting Kentucky in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which passed the Senate today. Senator McConnell talked about the legislation and the Kentucky impact on the Senate floor this morning. The legislation must be passed in the House of Representatives before being sent the President for Continue reading Senate Passes Bill that Strengthens Kentucky’s Water Infrastructure→
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its 2015 Certified Organic Production Report today from the survey conducted earlier this year. The survey queried all known USDA-certified organic farms across Kentucky.
Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for August 2016 was 4.9 percent from a revised 5 percent in July 2016, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced today that five Kentucky riverports have been awarded $500,000 in grants from Kentucky’s Riverport Financial Assistance Trust Fund. The grants will fund necessary riverport improvements and repairs.
Gov. Matt Bevin yesterday addressed global automotive manufacturers, suppliers and service providers at the AutoVision Conference, held in Lexington. The second-annual, national-level event highlights emerging technology, innovation and workforce development trends within one of Kentucky’s signature industries.
Gov. Matt Bevin today announced a $467,000 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant for Kentucky from the U.S. Small Business Administration saying it will help the Commonwealth’s small businesses find broader markets for their products and services.
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services acknowledged the completed submission of the Section 1115 demonstration waiver known as Kentucky HEALTH (Helping to Engage and Achieve Long Term Health).