Governor Steve Beshear

Governor's Travels: Beshear Took 33 Trips While In Office

Nov 25, 2015

Outgoing Kentucky Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear took 33 out-of-state trips during his eight-year term for a total cost to taxpayers of nearly $500,000.

Beshears To Promote Kentucky Tourism In England

Jun 15, 2015

Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife, Jane, are headed to England this week to promote tourism in Kentucky.

LRC Public Information

While employees making minimum wage in the executive branch of state government are cheering Gov. Steve Beshear’s decision to bump their pay to $10.10 an hour through executive order Monday, the change could be short-lived if the next governor decides to scrap the action.


Taking a page from President Obama’s playbook, Gov. Steve Beshear is raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for some state employees through executive order. Beshear signed the order Monday during a ceremony at the Kentucky Horse Park.


Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentucky is strengthening its ties with the country's neighbor to the north.

Gov. Steve Beshear is defending his administration’s legal arguments in favor of the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

In a move sure to reignite debate with Republicans, Gov. Steve Beshear has bypassed the legislature to reauthorize the state's insurance exchange.

Kentucky’s legal defense of the state’s same-sex marriage ban has come in for some harsh criticism.

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

Governor Steve Beshear spoke to members of Commerce Lexington about his top priorities for the state of Kentucky Friday.