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Kentucky Reformed Juvenile Justice, And Left Black Youth Behind

When a youth is accused of a crime in Kentucky, an adult has to make a choice in nearly every step that follows.

Allow the youth to avoid a formal charge, or bring the case to a judge? Send him home or to sleep in a cell? Put another way: Offer another chance, or deny it?

Disproportionately, the Kentucky youth denied that second chance are black.

Kentucky’s ‘Angel Investor’ Tax Breaks Are Popular – And Secretive

Kentucky’s angel investor tax incentive program is among the nation’s most generous. But the state refuses to release most public records about the investors or the businesses, citing their privacy and fear that they’d release “proprietary” information that would damage the businesses.