Now hiring blue 3d realistic square isolated button The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (KCEP) seeks to hire a research and policy associate. This new position will be responsible for work advancing effective programs, policies and strategies aimed read more
job recovery Job growth in Kentucky has picked up over the last year, and every county saw a decline in its unemployment rate from March 2014 to March 2015. However, a closer read more
RTW As several Kentucky counties have passed or are considering local “right to work” (RTW) laws, serious research calls the benefits of such laws into question. The best evidence suggests that RTW read more
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By Anna Baumann
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More than 800,000 Kentuckians are lifted out of poverty each year by safety net programs including Social Security, SNAP (formerly food stamps) and low-income tax credits for working families according read more
By Anna Baumann
May 8, 2015
Mother’s Day is a fitting time to celebrate the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC), two working family programs that help 296,000 Kentucky mothers make ends read more
By Kenny Colston
May 7, 2015
Through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Kentucky expanded Medicaid eligibility to those with incomes up to 138 percent of the poverty line — or $32,900 for a family of four read more
By Jason Bailey
April 30, 2015
Job growth in Kentucky has picked up over the last year, and every county saw a decline in its unemployment rate from March 2014 to March 2015. However, a closer read more