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Rep. Robert Goforth Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Kentucky state house Rep. Robert Goforth (district 89) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Kentucky ranks 33rd in hospital safety analysis

Kentucky finished 33rd in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

McCreary County ranks the poorest of Kentucky counties, study finds

McCreary County was ranked the poorest county in Kentucky in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Oldham County has fastest growing local economy in Kentucky

Oldham County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Kentucky in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Walmart rated top employer in Kentucky, study finds

Walmart employs 28,862 workers in Kentucky, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Kentucky ranks 27th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Kentucky finished 27th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Kentucky finishes 40th on best state ranking

Kentucky was ranked the 40th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Sen. Stephen Meredith for Signing Pledge

Kentucky State Senator Stephen Meredith (district 05) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits convention pledge.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Clay County residents is highest in Kentucky

Clay County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Kentucky, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Kentucky is 14th highest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Kentucky ranks 38th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis:Kentucky ranks 35th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Kentucky ranked 35th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Kentucky ranks 12th lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Kentucky ranked 39th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Kentucky posts 21st lowest property tax rate in new national study

Kentucky ranked 21st in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Livingston County has fastest growing local economy in Kentucky

Livingston County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Kentucky in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Kentucky rank 24th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Kentucky ranked 24th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Kentucky ranks 32nd highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Kentucky finished 32nd in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Kentucky ranks 5th most reliant on federal aid

Kentucky finished fifth in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

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