How Kentucky positioned itself at the forefront of the EV and battery industry
25 Apr 2022
As the automotive sector builds toward a future that runs on electric power, Kentucky has moved quickly to stamp its place as a national leader in this burgeoning new market.
Within the past seven months, the Commonwealth has announced the two largest economic development projects in its history, and together they have established Kentucky as the new electric vehicle battery capital in the U.S.
Mark Green: How much of a hit did the state’s $11.8 billion tourism industry take from the pandemic? Mike Mangeot: Our industry was really one of the first—if not the first—that really showed the impact of the pandemic: the shutdown of the events and meetings and conferences. We took...
Gov. Beshear awards $5.3 million in tourism recovery funding, Carroll County tourism receives $17,817Apr 13 2022
FRANKFORT — Gov. Beshear joined the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and members of the General Assembly to announce that 103 tourism and destination marketing organizations in 88 Kentucky counties will receive a total of $5.3 million in funding. Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Convention Commission will be receiving $17,817...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear is teasing a major economic announcement on Wednesday morning, calling it a “historic investment.” The governor said it will produce thousands of jobs, and solidify Kentucky’s leading role in an emerging industry. Whatever the announcement is, it comes just over six months...