A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky
Vol. 10 No. 5 May 2018 (c)
Candidates share ideas, critiques at Fulton County forum
Twenty one candidates spoke to voters at a forum in Hickman on April 26, 2018..
(Hickman, KY) - Twenty one candidates showed up to face voters in a candidate forum on Thursday evening in Fulton County seat, Hickman. A crowd of over 100 listened quietly and then applauded candidates for county clerk, sheriff, magistrate, jailer and constable.
The event sponsored by the Fulton County Democrat Committee was nonpartisan.
From first to last candidate, here's what we heard them say: See the full story ...
|New Analysis Shows Kentucky's Tax Plan is a Millionaire Tax Cut|
A new analysis from the Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) shows that the General Assembly's new tax plan, HB 366, is a huge tax cut for the wealthiest Kentuckians and a shift in reliance onto everyone else. As the graph shows, as a share of their income the richest 1 percent of Kentuckians -- who make on average $1,042,000 a year -- will will receive an average tax cut of $7,086 while the poorest 95 percent of Kentuckians will receive a tax increase.
The biggest tax increase as a share of income will go to Kentuckians making less than $21,000 a year... See the full story ...
Jason Bailey, KCEP, Jenice Robinson, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
Publisher and editor of West Kentucky Journal bring decades of experience to writing
Ivan and Mary Potter shopping in Hazel KY
Meet the husband and wife team responsible for West Kentucky Journal.
Editor's Note: Updated - Ivan Potter retired from the Clinton City Council as of January 1, 2017.
WKJ now has over 6000 articles and 2.5 million yearly views. See the full story ...
Mary Potter & Ivan Potter, West Kentucky Journal