Tax breaks spur development, but at what benefit to Kentucky?
With hundreds of millions of dollars going to developers through tax increment financing, or TIFs, for projects in both blighted, and prosperous areas, the state of Kentucky has yet to study the return on investment that these dollars yield.
Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran talks about running back Benny Snell and UK’s offensive line after the 28-7 win over Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Snell rushed for 165 yards and four touchdowns.
University of Kentucky officials celebrated the opening of a new, $265 million research building aimed at solving health disparities that plague Kentucky, such as cancer, diabetes, obesity and substance abuse.
Christopher Spedding, attorney for UK student Jacob Heil, who hit a and killed a four-year-old with his car Saturday while allegedly under the influence of alcohol, asks the public to reserve judgement about Heil until more facts are known.
Kentucky football plays host to 14th-ranked Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. UK’s first two home games drew less than 50,000 each to Kroger Field. UK head coach Mark Stoops said he’s hoping for a big crowd Saturday.