Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has appropriated thirty-seven thousand dollars in emergency funding to repair a Livingston County bridge. Officials say the bridge over Bayou Creek has erosion problems that are threatening the structure and its approach. Bids for the project open in January with repair work beginning as soon as the weather allows.
Cadiz, KY – The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has ranked Trigg County Attorney H. B. Quinn as one of the ten top-performing child support contractors for the 2007-2008 year. Cabinet Spokesperson Anya Armes Weber tells the Cadiz Record the rankings are based on paternity establishments, child support orders and child support collections. Quinn says his office has been recognized as one of the top in the state at least eight times since 1986.
Illinois – Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn is warning Governor Rod Blagojevich that he's on his way to being impeached by the Illinois House, convicted in the State Senate and removed from office. Quinn says he believes that's what will happen to Blagojevich, and the governor should adjust his conduct accordingly. The lieutenant governor says Blagojevich can't give full attention to his job running the state, and that he's lost the confidence of the people of Illinois. Blagojevich has said he won't resign and will fight the charges against him.