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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear recently signed an executive order to create an insurance exchange for Kentucky. Under the Affordable Care Act, states must create marketplaces in which residents can purchase insurance, or else the federal government will do so for them.

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Governor Steve Beshear has followed through on his promise to set up a state-run health insurance exchange in Kentucky.

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A new panel created by Governor Steve Beshear will review child death and near-death cases in Kentucky. Beshear’s executive order is being called a step in the right direction.

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is not joining other Kentucky  officials in calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

A long list of new laws are set to take effect in Kentucky this week, including one that will allow the state to offer extra tax incentives to encourage automobile manufacturers and parts suppliers to expand production in the state.

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The highest-ranking Republican in the Kentucky state House is calling on Governor Steve Beshear to reject an expansion of Medicaid set forth in the Affordable Care Act. The Supreme Court ruling on the healthcare law allows states to opt out of the expansion of the program. House Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover wants Beshear to follow other states that have opted out.

Not So Backed Up at Kentucky Speedway This Year

Jul 3, 2012

Governor Steve Beshear says a smooth traffic flow into and out of the Kentucky Motor Speedway over the weekend shows improvements designed to prevent a repeat of last year's heavy congestion were successful. 

Governor, Health Secretary Release Statements on ACA Ruling

Jun 28, 2012

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and the head of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services say the state will move forward with setting up a health benefit exchange in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling about the Affordable Care Act. 

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will waive special registration and permit requirements for vehicles carrying drought relief supplies such as water and livestock forage to stricken areas.

Kentucky Recognized for Job Creation

Jun 14, 2012

Kentucky is being recognized for job creation and investment projects by an award from a magazine that covers corporate site selection and relocation.