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Low level radioactive waste would remain buried in the Estill County landfill under a corrective action plan given preliminary approval by officials with the State Energy and Environment Cabinet.  The plan was submitted by the landfill operator.  

Kentucky's Projected Shortfall Deepens, Cuts Coming

Dec 15, 2017

A panel of economists has revised downward its prediction of how much Kentucky will make in tax revenue by the end of the fiscal year in June and Gov. Matt Bevin is expected to make cuts to state spending soon

The Consensus Forecasting Group on Friday predicted that the state will be $156.1 million short of initial projections. 
State Budget Director John Chilton said he expects Gov. Matt Bevin will make cuts to state spending before the end of the calendar year to help avert a budget shortfall.

Kentucky ranked 42nd in a new survey that looks at what makes a state a good place to live.

The survey by U.S. News & World Report considered factors such as health, education, opportunity, economy, infrastructure, crime and government.

  

The study weighted health care and education most heavily because that’s what survey respondents said they’re most concerned about. Kentucky ranked 44th in health care and 35th in education.

 

The state that earned the number one spot in the rankings is Massachusetts. At the bottom is Louisiana.

  

You can see all the details about how Kentucky and the other states rank in the complete survey.     

Kentucky Council on Churches

The leader of the Kentucky Council of Churches believes faith communities can help reduce gun violence. The comments come as the Lexington community deals with three shooting deaths in the past week.