Kentucky tax code en Stumbo: Tax Commission Needs 'Courage' to Make Bold, New Proposals <p>The Kentucky House speaker said the commission charged with proposing changes to Kentucky's tax code is "backing away" from controversial issues. House Speaker Greg Stumbo said in a recent interview that the Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform needs to be bolder. He said the appointed commissioners are approaching the tax code issues as if they have political capital to lose, refusing to offer new ideas. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 22487 at Stumbo: Tax Commission Needs 'Courage' to Make Bold, New Proposals Abramson Concedes Major Changes to Kentucky Tax System Unlikely Anytime Soon <p>The chair of Kentucky&rsquo;s tax commission says a sweeping overhaul of the state&#39;s tax code isn&#39;t in the works. While Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson says, in his heart, he wants to see a major change in the tax code, he admits it&#39;s not likely. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 15:56:57 +0000 17478 at Commission Seeking to Overhaul Kentucky Tax Code Wants Your Input <p>Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson and Kentucky&rsquo;s Blue Ribbon Tax Commission are seeking public comment to help develop recommendations on overhauling the state tax code. Abramson says around 100 people attended the first of six regional public hearings Tuesday night.&nbsp; The commission wraps up public meetings in August and will have three months to finish the plan by a November deadline. Once complete, Abramson is hopeful the plan will pass the legislature. Wed, 30 May 2012 18:29:52 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio 13225 at