State Budget

Report says Kentucky’s proposed pension ‘reforms’ could make everything worse

Sweeping changes recommended for Kentucky’s public pension systems would cost taxpayers and public employees more money while making public employment far less attractive to future generations, according to a report released Monday.

Profitable Fortune 500 Companies in Kentucky Avoid Paying Millions in State Corporate Income Taxes

Despite strong profits for the nation’s biggest and most successful multistate corporations, a large share of Fortune 500 businesses — including some Kentucky-based companies — are paying taxes at a rate much lower than established tax rates, with some paying no taxes at all, according to a new report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP). 

Pension Benefits Inject $3.4 Billion into the Economies of Kentucky Counties

As the governor and General Assembly consider additional cuts to pension benefits for employees, it’s important to understand the role such benefits play in local economies...

Campaign For Our CommonWealth Talking Points

Some helpful talking points to use when talking about this work, calling your legislators, or writing Letters-to-the-Editor.

Campaign For Our CommonWealth Primer

A five-page handout that breaks down why Kentucky's tax code is upside down and unfair, why Governor Bevin'd idea of tax reform is bad, and what a better alternative is.

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