Dave Adkisson


The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce says citizens need to understand the scope of the state’s public pension crisis. The governor’s proposed budget makes a down payment on what could be a 20 to 30-year effort. 

Stu Johnson / WEKU News

Governor Matt Bevin’s budget speech Tuesday night contained some sobering news for those in the higher education community.

KY Chamber

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President Dave Adkisson says he’s at odds with Governor-elect Matt Bevin over dismantling the state-run healthcare exchange Kynect, but would support his efforts to pass Right-to-Work laws in the state.

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has released a report detailing the state’s economic recovery following the 2007 recession.

The study, conducted by the Chamber’s Senior Economic Advisor Dr. Paul Coomes, looks at data from local fiscal reports and federal databases covering wage and salary growth, job growth and housing market indicators. 

KY Chamber of Commerce Report Evaluates Business Climate

Jul 19, 2012

Kentucky's business climate is consistently dragged down by low incomes, high poverty, and poor health. That's one of the conclusions of the comprehensive report released this week by the state's Chamber of Commerce.