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John Calipari, head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, earned $9.3 million in 2018, making Calipari the highest-paid public employee in Kentucky last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Kentucky arts agencies are projected to reach $1.73 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 39 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Borrowers in Kentucky who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 2,642, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Kentucky totaled $239.7 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $6,962,520 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Kentucky, the 18th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Kentucky two-year colleges charged students $5,310 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 11th highest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of the six U.S. House of Representatives members representing Kentucky draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Kentucky four-year public university tuition and fees went from $6,063 in 2004-05 to $10,902 in 2019-20, the 10th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in Kentucky now draw a base salary of $188.22 per day, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Kentucky two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $3,752 in 2004-05 to $5,460 in 2019-20, the 21st largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
Public schools in Kentucky spent an estimated $7.7 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 0.7 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.
The number of youths in foster care in Kentucky at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 9,355, a 14.8 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Kentucky is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).