Kentucky Lawmakers Fail to Pass Funding for Rupp Arena Renovations

Published 04/16 2014 08:39PM

Updated 04/16 2014 08:40PM

Some Kentucky fans may not be big fans of the Kentucky General Assembly.

Lawmakers ended their 2014 session Tuesday night, and one bill that died in the final hours is a proposal to provide $80 million for renovations at Rupp Arena.

Governor Steve Beshear says he is still going to try to find a way for the state to pay for the project even without lawmakers' approval.

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