FRANKFORT, Ky – On Thursday, during his Team Kentucky Update, Gov. Andy Beshear said that “Kentucky’s economy is on fire” after the state surpassed $2.2 billion in total planned private-sector investment with more than 5,000 full-time jobs announced already this year.
The Governor also reminded Kentuckians there is less than one week left to get vaccinated and sign up for the state’s second Shot at a Million drawings. He discussed the Better Kentucky Plan, funding for city governments, the COVID-19 delta variant and an independent review of Kentucky State University’s finances. During the update, he honored this week’s Team Kentucky All-Stars.