Kenton County

Government
3:04 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Kentucky Court of Appeals Says Libraries Can Raise Taxes Without Taxpayers' Vote

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The Kentucky Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling today to allow library districts to raise taxes by four percent each year without requiring a vote from taxpayers.

This move changes the outcome of a 2012 lawsuit filed by the Campbell County Tea Party which claimed the districts could not raise taxes without a voter referendum if they were created by a petition. About 80 Kentucky library districts were created by petition.

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Education
4:14 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Edelen Continues Tracking Misspending in Ky. Schools

Credit kentucky.com

Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen says he will be expanding his efforts to track misspending in Kentucky school districts. Edelen campaigned on cleaning up education spending and he has already conducted special audits in three districts. The examinations of Kenton, Mason and Breathitt County schools found misspending and poor documentation.

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