Politics & Government

April 3, 2013

Comer shuts down $3.1 million fuel-testing lab started under Richie Farmer

FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said Wednesday he will shut down a $3.1 million fuel testing lab, calling it a waste of taxpayer money. By shutting down the lab and outsourcing the testing, the state could save upwards of $600,000 a year, officials said.

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