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By law, the only piece of legislation that the 2014  Kentucky General Assembly had to pass was a two-year state budget. All else, as Will Rogers put it, is applesauce.

Kentucky lawmakers may consider an amendment to the Kentucky constitution to permit cities to seek a temporary local sales tax, during next year's legislative session.

Kentucky has ended the third consecutive fiscal year with General Fund revenue growth — continued good news for a state that had seen tax collections plummet during the economic recession.

Budget Director Jane Driskell said collections were up 2.8 percent to more than $9.3 billion for the 12-month period that ended June 30.