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September 21, 2023
County Unemployment Rates: August 2023
In August 2023, Kentucky county unemployment rates ranged from a low of 3.3% in Woodford County to a high of 9.8% in Magoffin County (not seasonally adjusted).
September 21, 2023
HB 9 - Kentucky GRANT program will support counties
Counties not included on the list may apply as part of a regional coalition provided that the federal grant project impacts one of the 41 counties.
September 20, 2023
Quarterly opioid settlement certification forms due Sept. 30
Counties receiving opioid settlement funds must submit a certification form to the Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission quarterly.
September 08, 2023
The Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission to host the first-ever Kentucky Opioid Symposium
The Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission will host the first-ever Kentucky Opioid Symposium to raise awareness about the impact of the opioid epidemic and to bolster a collaborative approach in combatting this scourge.
September 07, 2023
Sports wagering launches in Kentucky
Tax revenue from gaming will benefit the Commonwealth and public pensions
September 05, 2023
Better Internet program expanding service in 46 counties
Record $386 million investment will bring high-speed internet service to more than 42,600 homes and businesses.
September 01, 2023
Task force examines the financial impact of jails on county budgets
Six county judge/executives testify before lawmakers
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