by Beth Musgrave, 3.24.14, Kentucky.com
The Republican-controlled Senate did not include $65 million for the renovation of Rupp Arena and expansion of an attached convention center in its budget.
The Senate voted 25-2 on Monday approved a two-year, $20 billion budget. Eleven Democrats opted to “pass” on the bill rather than vote it up or down.
Mayor Jim Gray said he will continue to fight for funding for the home of University of Kentucky men’s basketball as the House and Senate begin negotiations on a compromise budget, probably this week…Read more at Kentucky.com
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