Through a single piece of legislation, Kentucky Junior Senator Rand Paul is hoping to cut a corporate tax and get more revenue for transportation projects.
Highway department officials have set dates for two public meetings this month to discuss options for improving or replacing the U.S. 51 Ohio River Bridge between Wickliffe, Ky. and Cairo, Ill.
The first meeting is Monday, May 20 from 4-7 p.m. at Cairo High School. The second meeting is Tuesday, May 21 from 4-7 p.m. at the Ballard Center Community Room in La Center.
The Kentucky House budget committee has approved the next two-year road plan for the commonwealth.
The committee easily passed the plan and the Transportation Cabinet's operating budget today.
The road plan funds many of Governor Steve Beshear's big initiatives, such as widening both Interstate 65 around Bowling Green and the Mountain Parkway.
Bill sponsor Sannie Overly didn't offer specific details about the committee's changes to the measures, but says there are some.