Moffett and Williams took part in a candidates forum at the Kentucky Press Association convention. It also included independent gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith.
Senate President David Williams, who’s running for governor, is proposing an aggressive session agenda, including immigration, pension and tax code reform. Gov. Steve Beshear, who’s seeking re-election, is offering a modest session agenda.
Williams says budget tweaks, Medicaid, public pensions, school reforms, and possibly redistricting are among the issues facing lawmakers in January.
A proposed cut to the Kentucky Arts Council’s budget worries arts groups, even though it’s part of across-the-board cuts for state agencies for the fiscal year starting July 1. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Gov. Steve Beshear has proposed cutting the Kentucky Arts Council’s budget by about 2.6 percent. The Kentucky legislature will consider it in… Continue reading Advocates: Cuts to Arts Theatens Cultural Heritage