Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Economy
11:40 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Kentucky Economy Set to Close Strong in 2014

Originally published on Sun November 23, 2014 1:22 pm

As the year comes to a close, state economists say Kentucky’s economy is reaping significant gains due to a steep drop in unemployment and a boost in jobs.

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Politics
5:05 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Comer Keeps Mum on Plans, Touts Sales of Ky. Milk

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After the successful passage of his Industrial Hemp Bill this year, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer is staying tight-lipped about his plans for the next legislative session, but Comer says rural economic development efforts need to be refocused around agriculture.

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Government
7:31 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Kentucky Awards $100K in Grants to University Students

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The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development has awarded $100,000 in prize money to university students who developed plans for 18 new Kentucky companies.

The prizes awarded last weekend are intended to help identify and support Kentucky's next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.  The largest cash awards went to students whose entries were more fully developed and more likely to succeed. Most of the money can only be claimed as reimbursements after the companies are legally formed. 

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