Kentucky is blessed to have not one but several “signature” industries, those areas of the economy where few if any states have a bigger impact.
Since last summer, we’ve gotten a much clearer picture of just how extensive some of these industries are.
The latest news about two of them, in fact, came last week. First, we learned that Kentucky churned out more than a million cars and trucks last year, the most our four assembly plants have built since 2007. Only three states produced more.