Watchdog

Watchdog

Tax relief intended to save Kentucky farms helps pave them instead

Obscure 1969 law costs public treasuries tens of millions in lost revenue

Tax break benefits owners of 10-acre estates and developers with large land holdings

‘10-acre standard’ shifts greater tax burden to small homeowners

Politics & Government

Rand Paul’s PAC paid vendors also used by his presidential campaign

Though Rand Paul’s PAC already had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars around the country on the sort of “testing the waters” expenses typical of someone running for president — travel, political consultants, staff payroll, catering, media production, printing, donor lists, mass mailings — his spokeswoman now says none of those expenses were for the benefit of Paul’s presidential campaign.

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Ky. regulators see need for payday loans

Charles Vice, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, says he is reluctant to revoke the license of payday loan stores for violating the law.
jcheves@herald-leader.com
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Ky. regulators see need for payday loans

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A lucrative tax break

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Second high school necessary in Scott County

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Heat relief