STEVE BESHEAR

Education
4:05 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Gov. Beshear Supports Prichard Committee's Parent Institutes

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Monday he’ll make a concerted effort to support the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership offered by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.

Prichard has hosted the program for several years, educating and mentoring hundreds of parents to become involved in their child’s education.

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Government
9:12 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Kentucky Chief of Staff Memorial Planned

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A memorial service for Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s chief of staff Mike Haydon will be held tomorrow afternoon in the state Capitol Rotunda.  Haydon died Sunday at his Springfield home. The governor says it’s appropriate to hold the service in the rotunda. The governor calls the Capitol Haydon’s home away from home. Haydon’s funeral will be Friday morning at St. Dominic Church in Springfield.

Government
8:53 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Governor's Chief of Staff Dies

Kentucky.gov

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s chief of staff has died.  Spokeswoman Kerri Richardson says Mike Haydon passed away Sunday. The cause of death was uncertain.  Haydon became Beshear's chief of staff in 2010 after Adam Edelen resigned from the position. Before that, Haydon, who was also once the mayor of Springfield, served as Beshear's legislative director.  House Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover tells the Lexington Herald-Leader Haydon was a "very good friend" and says he will be missed.

Government
10:21 am
Wed July 25, 2012

State Flags Ordered to Half Staff July 27

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has ordered flags at all state office building to half staff on Friday in honor of last week’s Colorado shooting victims. A presidential order last week placed all federal building flags at half staff.

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Morning Cram
8:39 am
Wed June 20, 2012

the morning cram [superSHY edition]

NPR reports many high dollar superPAC donors, as big as they are, don't want the attention that can come along with writing big political checks.

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Coal
8:14 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Beshear Promotes Mine Worker Drug and Alcohol Law

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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is promoting a newly passed law that permanently revokes the credentials of miners who fail drug tests. 

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Kentucky Legislature
8:46 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Lawmakers Return Special Session Pay

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Two Kentucky lawmakers are refusing pay for a weeklong special legislative session held earlier this year. 

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Jobs
8:48 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Hopkinsville Company to Expand

trad.co.jp

A company with operations in Hopkinsville has announced it will invest almost eleven million dollars for upgrades.  

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Health and Welfare
9:09 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Kentucky Preps for Healthcare Overhaul

wikipedia.org

A US Supreme Court ruling is expected by the end of the month on the constitutionality of the federal health care overhaul.  

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Politics
11:18 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Beshear signs HB 559 in Paducah

http://www.usec.com/gaseous-diffusion/paducah-gdp

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear attended a ceremony in Paducah yesterday to sign House Bill 559- legislation clarifying the types of nuclear-based technologies that can be developed and used in the Commonwealth. 

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