budget bill http://wkyufm.org en Kentucky Senate Passes New Two-Year Budget http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-senate-passes-new-two-year-budget <p>The Kentucky Senate by a vote of 25-2 has passed a $20 billion, two-year state budget that differs from the House-passed plan on some key points. Eleven senators passed.<br /><br />The version that emerged Monday significantly reduces the amount of bonded projects.<br /><br />The proposed Senate version restores a 2.5 percent cut in operating funds for universities included in the House's budget.<br /><br />But the Senate plan removes a number of bonded construction projects for the universities that the House backed.<br /> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:43:57 +0000 Associated Press 45578 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Budget Bill Moves to State Senate http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-budget-bill-moves-state-senate <p>Two year budgets for all three branches of state government have now passed one chamber of the Kentucky General Assembly. The House spent more than an hour debating the details of the executive, legislative and judicial budgets before easily passing all three. They also passed a bill creating a tax amnesty program that Governor Steve Beshear requested. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:21:14 +0000 & Kentucky Public Radio 8740 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Budget Bill Moves to State Senate