Gov. Bevin announces coal severance tax revenue

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WEHT) – On Monday, Governor Matt Bevin announced more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue that will be allocated to 49 counties and 122 municipalities that qualify to receive funds from the coal severance program.

Here’s a look at the money headed to the Tri-State:

  • Daviess County – $297,691.84
  • Henderson County – $48,594.92
  • Hopkins County – $773,227.33
  • McLean County – $265,672.85
  • Muhlenberg County – $460,163.08
  • Ohio County – $500,649.98
  • Union County – $1,821,891.38
  • Webster County – $464,167.16
  • Beaver Dam (Ohio) – $24,685.64
  • Bremen (Muhlenberg) – $844.23
  • Centertown (Ohio) – $3,063.08
  • Central City (Muhlenberg) – $25,618.18
  • Clay (Webster) – $8,531.87
  • Corydon (Henderson) – $129.62
  • Dawson Springs (Hopkins) – $8,488.84
  • Drakesboro (Muhlenberg) – $2,206.99
  • Earlington (Hopkins) – $4,339.63
  • Fordsville (Ohio) – $3,794.45
  • Greenville (Muhlenberg) – $18,478.69
  • Hanson (Hopkins) – $2,278.84
  • Hartford (Ohio) – $19,348.79
  • Henderson (Henderson) – $5,177.10
  • Island (McLean) – $4,426.91
  • Livermore (McLean) – $13,193.75
  • Madisonville (Hopkins) – $60,168.16
  • McHenry (Ohio) – $2,809.63
  • Morganfield (Union) – $102,416.50
  • Mortons Gap (Hopkins) – $2,650.46
  • Nebo (Hopkins) – $724.81
  • Nortonville (Hopkins) – $3,697.74
  • Owensboro (Daviess) – $32,761.07
  • Powderly (Muhlenberg) – $3,192.63
  • Providence (Webster) – $23,067.12
  • Robards (Henderson) – $92.72
  • Rockport (Ohio) – $1,926.19
  • Sacramento (McLean) – $4,523.57
  • Sebree (Webster) – $11,580.52
  • Slaughters (Webster) – $1,560.44
  • South Carrollton (Muhlenberg) – $788.52
  • St. Charles (Hopkins) – $850.73
  • Sturgis (Union) – $59,173.98
  • Uniontown (Union) – $31, 239.37
  • Waverly (Union) – $9,602.52
  • Wheatcroft (Webster) – $1,155.88
  • White Plains (Hopkins) – $2,714.95
  • Whitesville (Daviess) – $315.80

“We are excited to announce more than $15 million in additional coal severance funding that will be returning to Kentucky counties and cities,” said Gov. Bevin. “I am grateful to our state legislators who helped us ensure that 100 percent of excess coal severance revenue is directed back to our local governments. These extra LGEA funds will enable cities and counties to bolster public safety, economic development, critical infrastructure, and other vital community needs.”

The program collects a portion of state collected coal and non-coal mineral severance taxes to eligible local governments.

Click here to view all of the county funds.

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(This story was originally published on August 5, 2019)

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