Kentucky's bourbon industry is responsible for $8.5 billion in total economic output and between 15,000 and 17,500 jobs, according to a biennial study released Tuesday. The dollar figure is up $3 billion since 2008 and a $1 billion increase in two years, according to the study conducted by the University of Louisville's Urban Studies Institute and the Kentucky Distillers' Association.
Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover is spending about $703,000 less on pay for full-time office personnel than did his predecessor, Greg Stumbo. Hoover, a Jamestown lawyer who last month became Kentucky's first Republican speaker since 1921,
The Kentucky General Assembly resumes its 2017 session Tuesday afternoon with an ambitious conservative agenda set by the state's newly unified Republican leadership. When lawmakers adjourned Jan. 7 for a monthlong break, they had just passed a flurry of bills establishing new restrictions on abortion
He currently has 14 hives, which he says is just enough for his family and to sell some at his wife business. Ken is also a member of the Lake Barkley Beekeepers Association.