February 14, 2023County Unemployment Rates: Dec. 2022
In Dec. 2022, Kentucky county unemployment rates ranged from a low of 2.4 in Oldham and Woodford to a high of 8.8 in Elliott and 9.3 in Magoffin (not seasonally adjusted).
February 14, 2023CPI for all items rises 0.5% in January as shelter increases
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.5 percent in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, after increasing 0.1 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
February 10, 2023Opioid settlement resources from Johns Hopkins
To guide jurisdictions in the use of these opioid settlement dollars, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health developed the Principles for the Use of Funds From the Opioid Litigation .
February 09, 2023Income tax legislation gains Senate approval
The Senate on Wednesday approved legislation to reduce the state’s income tax rate after supporters and opponents shared impassioned speeches on the chamber floor.
February 03, 20232022-23 County Insurance Premium Tax Rates
Insurance premium taxes are one of the top three revenue sources for Kentucky counties.
February 01, 2023Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission awards $10.5 million for diversion pilot project
Program will allow conditional dismissal for qualifying individuals struggling with substance use disorder
February 01, 2023Watch: NACo webinar recording about the Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund
Recently, NACo hosted a webinar for membership about the Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund (LATCF), including information about how these funds can be spent, the application process and reporting requirements.
January 27, 2023Notices going out to Kentucky counties about additional opioid settlement funds
New settlements bring Kentucky’s total opioid settlement dollars to more than $842 million.