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Study ranks Kentucky among bottom five states for fiscal health

07/11/2017 12:35 PM

Kentucky ranks among the worst in the nation when it comes to its fiscal health, according to a study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. The study compares financial statements from 2015 in every state and takes a look at how well each state can cover short-term and long-term expenses. Kentucky ranks 47th in the nation overall, better than only New Jersey, Illinois and Massachusetts. Factors considered in the Mercatus study include cash solvency, budget solvency, long-run solvency, service-level... Read more 

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