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July 25, 2023
Local government committee learns about county budget process
Members hear about key sources of revenue and expenses
July 24, 2023
Boone County receives national leadership award
cashVest by three+one has been deemed a best practice by the National Association of Counties (NACo) following extensive due diligence to confirm the applicability and usefulness of cashVest as an additional resource.
July 21, 2023
Report: State's serious crime rates dropped last year
Analysis shows a decrease in majority of major crime categories; new steps taken to protect children, improve public safety
July 21, 2023
Gov. Beshear declares state of emergency after widespread flooding
Western Kentucky counties impacted, as well as areas in Central and Eastern Kentucky (file photo above)
July 19, 2023
Counties directly eligible for $5.5 billion in infrastructure grants through USDOT
The USDOT NOFO packages the Rural Surface Transportation Block Grant Program, Mega grants and INFRA grants into a common application that allows counties to submit a single application.
July 07, 2023
CYBER SCAM ALERT: Scammers target counties to change payroll information
Recently, counties have been targeted by scammers to change payroll information, redirecting funds into the scammer’s account.
July 07, 2023
County Unemployment Rates: May 2023
In May 2023, Kentucky county unemployment rates ranged from a low of 2.8 in Carroll County and 3.0 in Spencer and Woodford to a high of 8.9 in Magoffin County and 7.9 in Elliott and Martin (not seasonally adjusted).
July 07, 2023
More than $6.2 million will benefit Harlan County
Awards support cleaner water, tourism, law enforcement and more
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