Close to a hundred teachers gathered at Keeneland on Tuesday for a financial literacy workshop. The day long program was designed to help educators K through 12 incorporate more financial literacy instruction in the classroom as required by a new state law.
The Council on Postsecondary Education presidential search committee will continue its work Thursday to find a replacement for Bob King who is retiring this summer. King took over the reins of the statewide university governing organization in 2009.
Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Director Chauncey Morris anticipates his industry will ultimately be asked to justify tax breaks benefiting horse farms. He said that could happen in a special legislative session.
With the Kentucky Derby less than two weeks away and the summer travel season approaching, state tourism officials are in full advertising mode right now. Those in tourism stress the economic gains seen through increased tourist numbers.