From Frankfort

House GOP budget restores a number of cuts that were in Bevin's proposal

02/28/2018 10:13 PM

FRANKFORT – The House Standing Committee on Appropriations and Revenue passed their revenue bill as well as budget bills for each of the three branches of government on Wednesday night. In presenting the budget proposal, bill sponsor Rep. Steven Rudy, R-Paducah, says that three proposed tax increases would raise $500 million over the next biennium which would fund education programs which had funds slashed under a proposal by Gov. Matt Bevin. The plans include a 50 cent per pack cigarette tax increase,... Read more 


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