Beshear Declares State of Emergency

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has declared a statewide state of emergency in response to Friday’s severe weather that caused damage in several counties. Beshear says a statewide declaration will give local officials immediate access to state resources for public safety and recovery efforts. The Kentucky Emergency Management Agency says the storms caused destruction in Pendleton, […]

Beshear Declares Emergency Following Deadly Storms

The heavy rains and flash floods that inundated much of the commonwealth over the weekend have prompted Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to declare a state of emergency.    Beshear held a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the disaster.     Click here to hear the governor’s remarks. Here’s the press release from the governor’s office: FRANKFORT, Ky. […]

Beshear: Budget Woes Won't Affect Storm Relief

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says state government’s financial crisis won’t have any impact on efforts to help citizens recover from the ice storm. Beshear says the state will deliver emergency services at full strength.                “We’re going to pull out all the stops, money is not going to be an object and a problem when it […]