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By ANNA BAUMANN

new study released today by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) finds that, on average, the wealthiest Kentuckians pay just 6.7 percent of their income in state and local taxes while middle-income Kentuckians pay 11.1 percent. This means the effective tax rate paid by middle income Kentuckians is 167 percent of that paid by the wealthiest Kentuckians.

Frankfort, KYOn Tuesday, the Kentucky Democratic Party filed an ethics complaint against Governor Matt Bevin for using taxpayer resources to campaign on behalf of Congressman Barr in violation of KRS 11A.020.

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