STEVE BESHEAR

Beshear Promotes Mine Worker Drug and Alcohol Law

Jun 20, 2012
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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. 

Lawmakers Return Special Session Pay

Jun 19, 2012
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Two Kentucky lawmakers are refusing pay for a weeklong special legislative session held earlier this year. 

Hopkinsville Company to Expand

Jun 6, 2012
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A company with operations in Hopkinsville has announced it will invest almost eleven million dollars for upgrades.  

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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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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. 

Governor Steve Beshear has signed legislation requiring vehicles carrying 15 passengers or less to be equipped with seat belts and passengers must wear them. 

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is in Hopkinsville today to sign into law legislation aimed at curbing the use of synthetic drugs.  

Colleges Want Coal-Funded Scholarships

May 29, 2012
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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has two options to keep alive the use of coal severance tax dollars for college scholarships.  Previous attempts earlier this year failed to gain traction in the General Assembly.  

A group of three economists hopes to provide key input to Kentucky's tax commission this summer.

The Blue Ribbon Tax Commission picked three professors to act as consultants as the group considers changes to the state's tax code. Two are from the University of Kentucky and one is from the University of Tennessee.

UK professor William Hoyt will serve as the principal investigator. He says the selection was an honor, and his goal for the group is to produce a slew of options to the commission.

Beshear Appoints New Member to Horse Racing Panel

May 4, 2012
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Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Lexington horseman and attorney John Phillips to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Phillips replaces John Ward, who was appointed in February as executive director of the panel. The commission is responsible for regulating horse races and pari-mutuel betting on those races. Phillips says he's pleased to accept the appointment to a racing commission that has made "great strides" to improve the sport.

 

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