Beshear’s Budget Includes Eight Percent Cuts to Most Agencies, But Protects Certain Priorities

Governor Steve Beshear predicted his next state budget would be bleak. Now, many state agencies are being told to cut another 8.4 percent of their budgets for the next two years. That means some agencies will have taken cuts of up to 38 percent during Beshear’s term as governor. The hardest hit are the Labor […]

RGA Ad Stresses Williams’s Grit

Keeping the pressure on Democratic Governor Steve Beshear, a group fronted by the Republican Governor’s Association has launched a second advertisement in support of gubernatorial candidate David Williams, highlighting the state Senate president’s toughness and personalizing unemployment in the state. The 30-second spot was paid for by Bluegrass Prosperity and depicts two men in a […]

UPDATE: Beshear Snubbed Obama, Says NAACP President

Calling the decision a foolish game of cat and mouse, the president of the Louisville NAACP says Gov. Steve Beshear is snubbing President Barack Obama, and it could cost him votes in the general election. Mr. Obama is making his first visit as president to the commonwealth Friday to meet with troops at Fort Campbell. […]

Governor Teams Up With PBS 'Sid' for H1N1 Ads

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky is joining a national public service campaign touting the importance of swine flu vaccines, especially for children. In Kentucky, the TV ads feature Gov. Steve Beshear and Sid the Science Kid of PBS. Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta says Kentucky is one […]