Colorado http://wkms.org en Proposed Spending Bill Could Hit Local Tourism Hard http://wkms.org/post/proposed-spending-bill-could-hit-local-tourism-hard <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Convention and Visitors Bureaus all over the Commonwealth are concerned about nine million dollars in potential cuts to tourism in the two year state spending bill, significantly affecting CVB advertising money statewide.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to Erin </span>Carrico<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Executive Director of the Murray </span>CVB<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, this advertising budget blow would&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">severely disable the bureau’s ability to advertise locally, nationally, and internationally to&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:08:45 +0000 Troy Taylor 39399 at http://wkms.org Proposed Spending Bill Could Hit Local Tourism Hard Ky. Education Foundaties Files with State http://wkms.org/post/ky-education-foundaties-files-state <p>Kentucky is following Colorado’s lead by starting a nonprofit education foundation to attract funding for innovative school programs. State Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is delivering paperwork today to the secretary of state’s office for the new Fund for Transforming Education. The nonprofit’s trustees will meet for the first time Thursday. The Department of Education worked with the Denver-based Colorado Legacy Foundation on the nonprofit. The Colorado group brings millions of dollars into the public school system with programs to improve students’ health and wellness.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:38:01 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 23338 at http://wkms.org Ky. Education Foundaties Files with State