Kentucky’s general fund collections in April grew 7.9% to $844.2 million, an increase of $62.1 million over April 2010.

Receipts have grown by 5.6% for the first 10 months of the fiscal year, while the state budget was based on revenue growth of 4.5%. The rebound is further evidence that the state’s economy is growing, according to budget director Mary Lassiter, who cited improvements in major tax categories.

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