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Declining Food Stamp Enrollments in Kentucky

According to the USDA, the number of households participating in food stamps funded by the federal government in Kentucky declined by 6.7% from June 2013. According to recent data released by the Department of Agriculture there is a national decline in the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits. This trend is being seen in…

Where Is the Employment Slack in Warren County and Kentucky Labor Markets?

A study* released by the St. Louis Federal Reserve on May 19 indicated that the slack in the labor market since the “Great Recession” can mostly be found in three industries. Those industries include construction, manufacturing and information. In Kentucky, employment in two of the three industries also indicate slack (manufacturing and construction), along with trade, transportation…