Kentucky State Government and Public Real Estate News

U.S. Representative Thomas Massie Introduces Bill to Secure National Road and Bridge Funding “The DRIVE Act ensures that the Highway Trust Fund can fulfill its namesake duty – to fund highways, without an increase in the gas tax rate” WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 20, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Thomas Massie introduced the DRIVE [...]
U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development (USDA-RD) during a budget hearing on Wednesday for supporting the bipartisan initiative SOAR - Shaping Our Appalachian Region. In response to a devastating downturn in the Appalachian coal industry, Rogers and Governor Steve Beshear (D-KY) launched the non-profit organization in 2013 to help diversify the economy, create jobs and enhance innovative opportunities in Kentucky's Appalachian region
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today held a hearing on “The 21st Century Electricity Challenge: Ensuring a Secure, Reliable and Modern Electricity System.” A strong electricity system is critical to our economic and national security, and today’s hearing focused on efforts to modernize the nation’s electric grid to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.
The Galt House is a 25-story, 1300-room hotel in Louisville, Kentucky established in 1972. It is named for a nearby historic hotel erected in 1837 and demolished in 1921. The Galt House is the city's only hotel on the Ohio River
Governor Steve Beshear today joined Rep. Rita Smart, of Richmond, and Kentucky Housing Corporation’s (KHC) Executive Director Kathryn Peters to ceremonially sign new legislation enabling KHC to expand its lines of business, with the goal of ultimately helping more families obtain quality, affordable housing in the Commonwealth
Reminiscent of the final warehouse scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark, more than 190,000 cardboard boxes being relocated to the new Kentucky State Records Center in Frankfort are filled with history of the Commonwealth.
Two new Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) historical markers, one at the Dinsmore Homestead and the other in downtown Burlington, will highlight early Burlington history.
Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky has received more than $4.8 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to assist organizations that teach and tutor children, combat homelessness, provide drug resistance education and empower victims of domestic violence.
There are still many residents who are not aware of their rights to live free from discrimination in the area of housing.
Gov. Steve Beshear today joined local officials in Hart County to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Munfordville Fire Station. A $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funded the expansion and rehabilitation of the new building.
Today, U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) questioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 during a budget hearing with the U.S. House Appropriations Committee on which he serves as chairman. Specifically, Chairman Rogers asserted his concern for proposed cuts to Rural Housing programs, like the Section 502 Direct Loan and Section 523 Mutual and Self Help Housing programs.
​During U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers' (KY-05) opening statement at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) fiscal year 2015 budget hearing, he commended Secretary Thomas Vilsack for his recent visit to southern and eastern Kentucky and the agency's partnership for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Initiative.
The Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness Steering Committee will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., ET, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, in Kentucky Housing Corporation’s west annex, 1231 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
With a blast of Arctic air covering the state, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) says consumers can limit the impact on their home heating bills by taking steps to reduce energy consumption.
Governor Steve Beshear today announced a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to construct a new fire station for the Smith Mills Volunteer Fire Department in Henderson County. The new facility will replace the community’s current fire station, which is located in an unsafe, antiquated building that was originally constructed in 1901
Attorney General Conway & Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Announce Funding for Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Conway and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray today announced that more than $750,000 will be provided to Lexington initiatives that help displaced families, prevent foreclosures and create affordable housing. The Office of the Attorney General provided funds it recovered after settling a lawsuit with Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) and two of its subsidiaries over allocations of “robo-signed” mortgage loan default servicing documents. more »

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