Governor Beshear

Business opportunities between Kentucky and France were also on the menu at a White House dinner honoring French president François Hollande.

Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentucky lawmakers will be well-acquainted with most of the proposals featured in his plan to overhaul the state's tax system.

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Gov. Steve Beshear is set to deliver his budget proposal to a joint session of the Kentucky House and Senate.   WUKY will have it live tonight at 7.

Gov. Steve Beshear has gotten a personal thank you from President Barack Obama for a smooth rollout of the health care overhaul in Kentucky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Motorists in Kentucky could lose their licenses for repeated offenses of the state's law against texting while driving.

Gov. Steve Beshear announced a change Wednesday under which the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will assess "penalty points" against the licenses of drivers convicted of texting behind the wheel.

Each violation would mean the loss of three points. The Transportation Cabinet could suspend the licenses of adult drivers who accumulate 12 points and of minors after seven points.

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear ruled himself out Wednesday as a potential challenger to Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, the political powerhouse who comes up for re-election in 2014.

Beshear, who challenged McConnell unsuccessfully in 1996, said he expects a credible Democratic candidate to step forward.

"I have no interest in running for that or any other office," he told reporters in a Capitol press conference.

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky House Democrats are enlisting Governor Steve Beshear for electoral help. Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston reports.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear has promoted his deputy chief of staff to the top spot.  Louisville native Larry Bond was named chief of staff Wednesday. He replaces Mike Haydon, who died unexpectedly earlier this month.

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Governor  Steve Beshear has arrived back in Kentucky after traveling to Europe on a trade mission aimed at creating more jobs for Kentucky.

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Governor Steve Beshear is traveling to Europe for business meetings aimed at creating more jobs for Kentucky.