All posts tagged "state politics"

  • Brief: Ky. Senate passes budget

    By Kaylee Ratliff– The Kentucky Senate passed their version of the biennial budget on March 24. The Senate version restores some of the funds previously cut to higher education. “Testimony on the floor indicated that the Senate...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Ramsey warns of future tuition hikes, students react

    By Kylie Noltemeyer & Olivia Krauth– President James Ramsey visited Frankfort this past Thursday to warn lawmakers of the potential side effects of their proposed 2.5 percent budget cuts. While nothing is set in stone, Ramsey said...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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  • New bill may safeguard KAPT program

    By Jacob Abrahamson— Kentucky families might be able rest a bit easier soon. A new bill has been proposed to reform and reinforce the Kentucky Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT) program, allowing those who paid into the program...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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  • Proposed Ky. budget hits hard

    If Governor Steve Beshear gets his way U of L will lose $3.5 million next year. His two-year budget cuts  higher education by 2.5 percent, a loss of about $23 million  for state colleges and universities. The...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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