NKY Chamber: Looking to 2019, advocacy includes workforce, taxes, economic development and more

By Hannah CarverNKyTribune reporter The special legislative session called by Governor Matt Bevin to address the state’s pension issue was on the minds of many Kentuckians recently — including Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Brent Cooper’s. “Right now, we’re concerned about the pension situation and the credit rating for the state. That…

Mitch McConnell’s former lawyer may run for Kentucky attorney general

by Phillip M. Bailey, Louisville Courier Journal Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s former legal counsel is thinking about running for Kentucky attorney general, setting up a historic opportunity for Republicans to break another glass ceiling in Bluegrass politics. Attorney Daniel Cameron, a Republican, told the Courier Journal on Friday that if he enters the contest he wants to…

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet offers scholarships for civil engineering students

Scholarship program includes tuition assistance, summer work and employment upon graduation FRANKFORT, Ky. – Continuing one of the commonwealth’s most attractive higher education opportunities, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2018-19 school year for prospective and current college students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees. Interested students…

NKY Health Innovation Initiative gets $731k i6 Challenge grant from U.S. Department of Commerce

The Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation’s Entrepreneurship Council (NKYEC), in partnership with the Northern Kentucky University’s Institute of Health Innovation and St. Elizabeth Healthcare, was awarded a $731,250 grant to build the Northern Kentucky Health Innovation Initiative (NKY-HII) by the Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration. This is the first time funds from the i6…