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Government Spending


​​​​​​​​​Welcome To Kentucky’s Transparency Portal

Kentucky's Transparency website is a bipartisan, multi-agency effort to provide a more transparent, accountable state government, and to allow you the opportunity to find out how your tax dollars are spent to move our state forward. This website provides easily accessible information on:

  • Executive Branch Budget

  • Judicial Branch Budget

  • Up-to-date salary information for state employees

  • Kentucky taxes

  • Open records

  • Ethics

  • Searchable databases for grants, contracts and line item expenditures

The Commonwealth is  committed to showing citizens how and where their tax dollars are spent.

The 2016 State Fund Appropriations

Fiscal Year 2017: July 1, 2016 through June 21, 2017

2016 Kentucky State Government Budget
Cabinet Amount
 Education $4,090,562,219
 Medicaid $1,612,847,700
 Postsecondary Education $1,207,129,816
 Health and Family Services $791,963,500
 Criminal Justice System $737,415,780
 General Government $702,203,712
 Economic Development $23,546,960
 Energy and Environment $71,867,512
 Finance and Administration $538,877,197
 Labor $4,950,017
 Personnel $895,585
 Public Protection $6,966,246
 Tourism Arts and Heritage $65,294,461
 Transportation $5,800,078
 Judicial Branch $339,252,239
 Legislative Branch $58,858,721
  Other $61,859,615
Total $10,320,291,358

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