Resources & Publications

E.g., 06/2017
E.g., 06/2017

Local Option Sales Tax webinar

This presentation discusses the problems with creating municipal sales taxes on top of our existing state sales tax and other ways to address the financial needs of our cities.

Jason Bailey, director of Kentucky Center for Economic Policy presented information on the tax and Linda Stettenbenz, member of the Economic Justice committee, presented information about KFTC's tax work.

Appalachian Transition Four Page Booklet

A booklet outlining KFTC work on and proposals for a just transition in Appalachia, including transition stories from other regions, quotations from Kentuckians, and a proposed policy platform.

Shelby Energy Proposed Members' Bill of Rights

The Members' Bill of Rights proposed to the Shelby Enery Board by KFTC members.

Community Science and Public Health Handout

This handout contains general information about the Community Science and Public Health project and can be used when talking to your neighbors about testing water.

Local Strategies for Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewables

This powerpoint presentation was used as part of a workshop focused on Local Strategies for Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, hosted by the Wilderness Trace chapter on October 12, 2013.

Sustainable Energy workshop

This powerpoint was used as part of a Sustainable Energy workshop given in Danville on July 27, 2013.

Public Interest Groups' Closing Statement to the Clean Energy Collaborative

The statement presented by KFTC and allied public interest groups at the final meeting of the Clean Energy Collaborative with East Kentucky Power and their rural electric co-ops.

Background Information about Voter Identification Laws in Kentucky and beyond

This document contains information about the current voter identification law in Kentucky, the impacts that proposed changes to the law may have on Kentuckians, KFTC's position on voter identification, and other resources.

Investing in the Economic Future of Eastern Kentucky

A new report by the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development calls for the creation of an Appalachian Planning and Development Fund to oversee strategic planning for the region and direct the use of some portion of severance tax funds. The report emphasizes that an open and inclusive process is as important as the funds themselves to producing positive outcomes.

Local Economies to Save the Land and People

Noted Kentucky farmer and author Wendell Berry spoke at the 2013 Annual Membership Meeting of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. This is the text of his speech.

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