Economy

Economy /Court Furloughs
7:26 am
Mon September 3, 2012

Courthouses in Kentucky to Close for Furlough Day

Warren County Justice Center in Bowling Green, KY
WKU Public Radio

Courthouses across the state of Kentucky will be closed on September 4th,  as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the second of three furlough days in 2012.

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Economy
5:00 am
Mon September 3, 2012

Kentucky Lawmakers Discuss Declining Coal Revenue

Kentucky lawmakers will be briefed this week on the state’s ailing coal severance tax fund.  The office of the state budget director will update lawmakers of the fund’s future on Wednesday during a regularly scheduled meeting of the interim committee on natural resources and environment. 

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Economy /Unemployment Benefits
8:05 am
Sat September 1, 2012

Active Job Search now Required for Unemployment Benefits in Tennessee

Effective September 1st, anyone claiming unemployment benefits in the state of Tennessee will be required to show that they are actively looking for work.  A work search log must be maintained to verify the job-seeking activity.

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Economy
3:33 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Lawmakers Will Get Update on Struggling Coal Tax Fund

Kentucky lawmakers will be briefed next week on the state’s ailing coal severance tax fund. The office of the state budget director will update the lawmakers of the fund’s future on Wednesday, during a regularly scheduled meeting of the interim committee on natural resources and environment.

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Economy /Foreclosures
2:48 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Legislative Task Force Hears about Foreclosures in Kentucky

Representative Joni Jenkins

The General Assembly’s House Task Force on Foreclosures has been meeting this week in Frankfort, to get updated information on the national foreclosure situation  and its impact in Kentucky.

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