Kentucky debt http://wkyufm.org en Daviess County Lawmaker Wants to Cap Kentucky's Debt http://wkyufm.org/post/daviess-county-lawmaker-wants-cap-kentuckys-debt <p></p><p>Legislation to bar state General Fund debt from exceeding 6% has been approved by the full Senate. Republican Senator Joe Bowen of Owensboro has been pushing the measure since last year when a similar measure passed the Senate but died in the House.</p><p>Bowen said Kentucky now has $6.3 billion in debt and that, he says, translates to $14,589 in debt for every man, woman and child in Kentucky.</p><p>Bowen said lawmakers need to do the right thing by putting a limit on the legislature's credit card. The bill now goes to the House where it faces a shaky future. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:57:26 +0000 Associated Press 26534 at http://wkyufm.org Daviess County Lawmaker Wants to Cap Kentucky's Debt