Kentucky’s jobless rate at 5.2 percent in July 2015

Posted September 2, 2015 at 7:22 pm

Kentucky’s preliminary July unemployment rate rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in June 2015, and remained below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

The state rate in July 2015 was one percentage point below the 6.2 percent rate recorded in July 2014.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained at 5.3 percent from June 2015 to July 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Labor force statistics, including the unemployment rate, are based on estimates from the Current Population Survey of households. It is designed to measure trends rather than to count the actual number of people working. It

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    Fiscal court keeps tax rate unchanged from last year

    Posted August 26, 2015 at 6:36 pm

    County tax rates for 2015 will remain unchanged and the county will remain in the Central Time Zone, following action taken by Clinton County Fiscal Court at its regular meeting last Thursday evening, August 20 with all members present except Magistrate Hershell Key.

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    Clinton residents attend Frankfort rally

    Posted August 26, 2015 at 6:35 pm

    Since the U.S. Supreme Court decision two months ago that made it legal for gay couples to marry, it has divided the county somewhat and put religious choices for some in jeopardy. Among those effected in several states, including Kentucky, are county clerks, who are charged

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    School board votes for tax hike

    Posted August 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education voted to propose accepting the four percent over compensating rates on property taxes (real estate and tangible), and scheduled a public hearing on the issue, at its regular meeting Monday evening, August 17. All members were present for the 22 minute

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