Kentucky school districts swim in money while Medicaid drowns

Gov. Beshear is accusing those who oppose his avoid-all-tough-decisions-until-the-election’s-over approach to dealing with Kentucky’s Medicaid shortfall as a bunch of meanies wanting to cut funding for “our schoolchildren.” Well…..let’s see here: According to the Legislative Research Commission, local Kentucky school districts have balances of $775 million, which is 49 percent more than they had in…