Lawmakers look at opioid abuse’s impact on workforce

For Immediate ReleaseSept. 13, 2019Lawmakers look at opioid abuse’s impact on workforceFRANKFORT –Overcoming Kentucky’s opioid epidemic is a key to addressing the state’s low rate of workforce participation, lawmakers were told during yesterday’s meeting of the General Assembly’s Economic Development and Workforce Investment Committee.“I think years ago we would have looked at this (opioid) problem …

Developing Kentucky’s Workforce Op-Ed by Governor Matt Bevin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Woody [email protected] Kentucky’s WorkforceOp-Ed by Governor Matt BevinFRANKFORT, Ky. (June 15, 2017) - From the beginning of our administration, we have set the goal of making Kentucky the engineering and manufacturing hub of excellence in the world. We are off to a good start. We recently shattered our annual record for new …

The mainframe computer processing all of Kentucky’s unemployment insurance claims was built a decade before the 1980s-era arcade game Pac-Man.

For Immediate ReleaseJune 8, 2017Legislative panel warns of tight budgets aheadCOVINGTON – The mainframe computer processing all of Kentucky’s unemployment insurance claims was built a decade before the 1980s-era arcade game Pac-Man. “Think about that,” Deputy Secretary for Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Brad Montell said while testifying before the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations …