Dr. Jim McCoy http://wkms.org en Kentucky's $91 Million Shortfall Explained http://wkms.org/post/kentuckys-91-million-shortfall-explained <p><strong>Update:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://wkms.org/post/beshear-cuts-budget-balance-909-million-kentucky-budget-shortfall">Beshear Cuts Budget to Balance $90.9-Million Kentucky Budget Shortfall</a></p><p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed a budget reduction order Wednesday, announcing that there would be a $21 million dollar transfer from reserves bringing the state's rainy day fund to $77 million. Murray State Distinguished Professor of Economics Dr. Jim McCoy serves on the Kentucky Consensus Forecast Group. He puts in perspective &nbsp;the origins, anomalies, and implications of the Commonwealth's $91 million shortfall during<em> Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:50:02 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 42166 at http://wkms.org Kentucky's $91 Million Shortfall Explained Murray State Economist Joins Kentucky Consensus Forecasting Group http://wkms.org/post/murray-state-economist-joins-kentucky-consensus-forecasting-group <p>A non-partisan team of seven economists from across the state, The Kentucky Consensus Forecasting Group, works up projections used for state budget development and long-range planning by the Governor and the Kentucky legislature. &nbsp;Murray State Distinguished Professor of Economics in the Arthur J. Bauerfeind College of Business, Dr. Jim McCoy has begun work with the Group and we learn more about this, with Kate Lochte.</p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:50:40 +0000 Kate Lochte 34836 at http://wkms.org Murray State Economist Joins Kentucky Consensus Forecasting Group