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Kentucky pension shortfall a potential bankruptcy bomb
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Kentucky pension shortfall a potential bankruptcy bomb

State pension participants, politicians, taxpayers have compound interest in fixing system

Also in this issue
February 2013
One-On-One: Jim Booth discusses how he turned a part-time mining job into Booth Energy Group

One-On-One: Jim Booth discusses how he turned a part-time mining job into Booth Energy Group

‘Hard work, serious commitment is best recipe for success’
One-On-One: Newly elected Senate president says state pensions system shortfall is correctable over time

One-On-One: Newly elected Senate president says state pensions system shortfall is correctable over time

Ed Lane talks with Sen. Bob Stivers about issues affecting Kentucky
Kentucky communities need same tools as competitors in other states

Kentucky communities need same tools as competitors in other states

Alliance of mayors, judge/executives supports local-option sales tax
Banking outlook: Economic signs grow increasingly optimistic

Banking outlook: Economic signs grow increasingly optimistic

Banks and financial advisers see slow, steady improvement in 2013
Venture capital: Start-up funding seeds sprouting

Venture capital: Start-up funding seeds sprouting

Club know-how growing thanks to neighborly attitudes and Kentucky Innovation Network support
Governor says he’s prepared to call special session to deal with pension reform

Governor says he’s prepared to call special session to deal with pension reform

Senate, House disagree about how to dig out of $30 billion hole
House approves pension reform bill and funding measure

House approves pension reform bill and funding measure

Funding would potentially come from Club Keno and iLottery games
The Largest Law Firms in Kentucky

The Largest Law Firms in Kentucky

By number of attorneys employed in Kentucky offices as of February 2013
Gotta love Louisville

Gotta love Louisville

City’s array of attractions is numerous, diverse … and celebrated
Providers predict a very big year for healthcare

Providers predict a very big year for healthcare

2013 is expected to be fraught with ‘budget dilemmas and tough choices’ for the healthcare industry
Legal outlook: Slow, steady growth

Legal outlook: Slow, steady growth

Multiple sectors of Ky. economy beginning to recover from post-recession bottom
Business law: The gavel had impact in 2012

Business law: The gavel had impact in 2012

Upholding of Affordable Care Act was most significant court case of the year for Kentucky businesses
Accounting outlook: Slow growth, reform and tax change will keep CPAs busy

Accounting outlook: Slow growth, reform and tax change will keep CPAs busy

Leaders of Kentucky’s major accounting firms talk about what they expect in 2013 for their firms and Kentucky as a whole
On the boards — February 2013

On the boards — February 2013

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles
Corporate Moves – February 2013

Corporate Moves – February 2013

New leadership for Kentucky businesses
Fast Lane — February 2013

Fast Lane — February 2013

A compilation of economic news from across Kentucky
Commentary: Negative impact of the alarming $16.4 trillion U.S. debt growing every day

Commentary: Negative impact of the alarming $16.4 trillion U.S. debt growing every day

Each American’s share of the U.S. debt now totals $52,000
Technology adds up for CPAs

Technology adds up for CPAs

Increasingly, accounting firms find productivity gains with latest digital products and services
State embracing federal healthcare reform

State embracing federal healthcare reform

Kentucky’s medical community has been busy implementing healthcare act since its 2009 passage