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Judge denies Beshear's motion to dismiss Tea Party lawsuit
Franklin Circuit Judge Philip Shepherd denied a request by Gov. Steve Beshear to dismiss a Tea Party lawsuit challenging the legality of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange.
Wed May 22, 2013
OPINION | Kentucky Dems Need A New Bert Combs
In the documentary Bert Combs, Governor from the Mountains , the late Thomas D. Clark, Kentucky's most eminent historian, said that Combs dragged Kentucky into the Twentieth Century against its will.
Doctor shortage to worsen under Medicaid expansion
The planned expansion of Kentucky's Medicaid program coupled with a push to help the uninsured obtain health coverage will worsen the state's shortage of physicians.
Tue May 21, 2013
Beshear names replacement for tourism secretary
Gov. Steve Beshear announced Monday that Bob Stewart is his pick to replace Marcheta Sparrow, who is retiring at the end of the month.
Kentucky gets $3M grant to help displaced Comair workers
Kentucky will receive a federal grant totaling nearly $3 million to assist workers who have been affected by the closure of Comair in Erlanger, Ky.
Mon May 20, 2013
Judge considers request to dismiss lawsuit challenging Kentucky health exchange
Franklin Circuit Judge Philip Shepherd said Monday he planned to make a ruling as soon as possible on Gov.
Stumbo wants redistricting resolved
House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, on Monday filed a response to a federal suit asking courts to require the General Assembly to redraw state legislative maps and at the same time called for a special session to end the controversy.
Judge to rule soon in Ky. health exchange case
A judge will rule "as soon as possible" on a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Kentucky Health Benefits Exchange that Gov.
Sun May 19, 2013
Green Co. group awarded $20,000 for Heifer Chain Program
Green Co. group awarded $20,000 for Heifer Chain Program From Commonwealth News Service The Green County Cattlemen's Association was approved for $20,000 in Green County funds to implement a youth heifer chain program to increase youth involvement in the livestock industry.
Gov. Beshear appoints Chad Shively as PVA for Taylor County, KY
Gov. Beshear appoints Chad Shively as PVA for Taylor County, KY Among his appointments today, Governor Steve Beshear appointed Chad Shively, current Deputy PVA in Taylor County, KY, to the top post, Property Valuation Administrator, according to an announcement from the Governor's Communications office in late afternoon, at 5:12pmET, Friday, May ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Kentucky tourism secretary retiring this month
A member of Gov. Steve Beshear's cabinet, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Marcheta Sparrow, is retiring at the end of May.
Thu May 16, 2013
Governor visits Lewisburg
Chris Cooper/NDL photos Governor Steve Beshear talks with Lewisburg Mayor Tina Callahan-Dye during his visit to the city's new fire station.
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Lasher & White meet with Governor Beshear on fishing
Livingston County Judge Executive Chris Lasher and Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White met with the Governor last Wednesday in Frankfort.
Health Care Reform Implementation Update - May 15, 2013
Last week the Senate agreed to vote on Marilyn Tavenner's nomination to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ; the Department of Health and Human Services announced an initiative that will give consumers information on what hospitals charge and posted an initial set of data on CMS' website; two major Medicare authorizing committees ... (more)
Kobe Aluminum To Expand In Bowling Green, Ky., Create 100 Jobs
Bowling Green, KY, May 15, 2013 - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear today joined company and local officials to break ground on an 87,000 square foot addition to Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products , LLC advanced manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, representing $66 million of new capital investment and the addition of At today's groundbreaking ... (more)
Bowling Green plant to add 100 full-time jobs
An auto parts maker is adding a new building and 100 full-time jobs to its operation in Bowling Green.
Wed May 15, 2013
Gov. Beshear seeks Democrat to challenge Sen. McConnell
Historically, an open-air train ride has been a central part of the Zoo experience, but no rides have been available since the June 2009 train crash.
Campaign to back health exchange
The Affordable Health Care Act and - according to Gov. Steve Beshear - a healthier lifestyle for citizens are coming to Kentucky.
Beshear active in seeking McConnell challenger
Gov. Steve Beshear says he's part of efforts to recruit a Democrat to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's election in Kentucky.