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Content Tagged 'Governor Beshear'

UPDATE: E-Cigarettes Banned For KY Minors
Kentucky minors will be banned from e-cigarettes. Governor Steve Beshear signed off on the legislation Monday after it was passed by the Kentucky General Assembly. Video Video
UPDATE: Governor Signs Off On KY Snow Days Bill
Governor Beshear signed off on a bill Monday that would change the requirement for school days. The legislation waives the 170-school day requirement in Kentucky.
Governor Signs Off On Redistricting Plan After $300,000 Special Session
After five days and $300,000 in taxpayers money, Kentucky lawmakers passed a redistricting plan Friday for the state.
Governor to Sign New Drop Out Age Legislation
Governor Steve Beshear will sign into law legislation on Monday that will raise Kentucky's drop out age to 18. Video Video
Lexington Pension Bill Awaits Governor's Signature
State lawmakers passed a bill that will reform Lexington's police and fire pension fund. The Mayor said it will solve the biggest fiscal problem facing the city.
Beshear Pushes To Address Hemp Legalization Concerns
Many Kentucky Republican leaders want to licence and regulate hemp if the federal government ever lifts their ban on it, but state police are wary about the idea.
Governor Beshear Has Minor Eye Surgery
Governor Beshear underwent eye surgery on Thursday to remove scar tissue that developed from a procedure he had last November to repair a detached retina.
Tornado Damaged Morgan County Receives Recovery Money
Governor Beshear on Wednesday announced highway aid that will help resolve a long-standing traffic problem in West Liberty and speed up the community's rebuilding and recovering from last March's tornado.
Man Sentenced To Prison For Making Death Threat To Governor Beshear
Federal prosecutors said Thomas Hargreaves, 45, of Ohio, was sentenced to 21-months in prison for threatening in an email to kill Governor Beshear.
Governor Beshear signs unemployment insurance bill
Governor Beshear signs bill that creates plan to pay off unemployment insurance loan from federal government. Video Video
Budget Address Tuesday
Governor Steve Beshear will outline his proposed two year state budget before a joint session of the Kentucky General Assembly Tuesday night. Video Video
Governor Outlines Plans for Stronger Kentucky
Governor Steve Beshear gives his 5th State of the Commonwealth address. Video Video
Update: Kentucky Governor's Chief of Staff Died
The Office of Governor Steve Beshear says his chief of staff died today. Mike Haydon, 62, passed away Sunday.
Governor Orders Flags At Half Staff In Memory Of Connecticut School Shooting Victims
Governor Steve Beshear is asking all Kentuckians to lower their flags to half staff in honor of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Governor Beshear And Others Weigh In On Judd Senate Run
She hasn't even said she's running for office, but Ashley Judd already has people on both sides of the party line talking. Video Video
Gov. Beshear Signs Off On Lexington Pension Reform
The pension reform for city police and fire will shore up a nearly 300 million dollar city shortfall in the funding.
Governor Signs Off On Warrant To Bring Convicted Rapist Back to Kentucky
Governor Beshear signed-off on a warrant to return convicted rapist John Buckely IV back to Kentucky. The convict was arrested in Wyoming last month after being on the run since July 2012.
Gov. Beshear Encouraging Kentuckians to Research Kynect
The Governor says all Kentuckians without health insurance should check out the commonwealth's new health benefit exchange. Video Video
Wild Turkey Opens New Packaging Facility
The Anderson County based bourbon brand, opens a 43-million dollar packaging facility on Tuesday. Video Video
Governor Sets New Education Standards for Science
Governor Beshear overrides a legislative review panel's vote over what will be taught in science classes next year. Video Video
Governor To Sign Two Bills In Tornado Damaged West Liberty
Governor Steve Beshear is scheduled to sign two bills into law on Friday in tornado damaged West Liberty in Morgan County. Video Video
Governor Names Larry Bond Chief Of Staff
Governor Steve Beshear announced Wednesday that he appointed Larry Bond to serve as his Chief of Staff. Bond is currently deputy chief of staff.
Gov. Beshear Delivers State Of The Commonwealth Address
Governor Steve Beshear says Kentucky has momentum, but also problems that need to be dealt with, now. Video Video
Update: Both Sides React to House Bill 297 Veto
Both sides say it either infringes on freedom of religion or civil rights.
Governor To Announce New Penalty For Texting While Driving
Governor Beshear is issuing an Executive Order for a new penalty for texting while driving in Kentucky. A formal announcement is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Louisville.
Governor Signs Bill Allowing Free Samples At Kentucky Breweries
Governor Steve Beshear on Tuesday signed a bill that allows free samples to be given at Kentucky breweries. Video Video
Beshear: New Drug Law Already Getting Results
Governor Steve Beshear says a new prescription drug law is already getting results even thought it's only been on the books a few days.
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