Safer Kentucky Roadways Aren't Possible Without More Funding
Op-Ed Juva our state is in the midst of an unprecedented crisis when it comes to our transportation network. We do not have the funding we need to maintain all those miles of roads and thousands of bridges, nor do we have the funding to maintain and improve our transit systems, our airports, railroads and public riverports.
General Fund revenue up for June, lawmakers told
Office of State Budget Director Deputy Director Greg Harkenrider told the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue that the state estimated receiving $959.6 million in revenues in June but said that goal was met last Tuesday. Today, he said, his office predicts June General Fund revenues will exceed $1 billion by the end of this month, reaching $1,074 million.
Senator McConnell Secures Funding for Kentucky Priorities
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) secured critical resources for Kentucky in a government funding bill that passed the Senate today. The legislation contains funding for our nation's veterans, military construction, and energy and water infrastructure priorities in Kentucky.
New KYTC Program to address bridges needs in all 120 counties
Bridging Kentucky is one of the nation's most aggressive bridge rehabilitation and replacement programs. It represents a transformational commitment by the Cabinet to prioritize investments to improve the safety and soundness of bridges across the Commonwealth.