January 9, 2012 - 6:46pm
What started as a plan to preserve the Ford Motor Co. jobs that already were in Kentucky snowballed into a massive expansion of Ford’s Kentucky operations, and the company’s decision to go “all-in” on its Louisville facilities–with an estimated direct economic impact to the area of $5.2 billion–was spurred by a creative $240-million incentives package.
This past October, we shared with readers the good news that Ford Motor Company was going to invest a total of $1.2 billion to expand operations at the Louisville Assembly and Ford Truck plants, creating 3,100 new jobs. Today comes the announcement that the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Ford...
September 10, 2010 - 8:30am
Local news for Sept. 10, 2010
"Pope Benedict XVI and four Catholic bishops in Kentucky have asked Gov. Steve Beshear to commute the death sentence of an inmate scheduled to be executed next week." [Courier-Journal]