Governor Steve Beshear Governor Defends Arguments In Same-Sex Marriage Case By Josh James • Jul 3, 2014 Gov. Steve Beshear is defending his administration’s legal arguments in favor of the state’s same-sex marriage ban. Beshear Reauthorizes Kynect By Josh James • Jul 3, 2014 In a move sure to reignite debate with Republicans, Gov. Steve Beshear has bypassed the legislature to reauthorize the state's insurance exchange. Observers Questioning Beshear's Commitment To Defending Same-Sex Marriage Ban By Josh James • May 21, 2014 Kentucky’s legal defense of the state’s same-sex marriage ban has come in for some harsh criticism. Gov. Beshear Talks Business With French President By Josh James • Feb 12, 2014 Business opportunities between Kentucky and France were also on the menu at a White House dinner honoring French president François Hollande. Beshear: Budget Will Set Policy Into 2016 By Karyn Czar • Jan 31, 2014 Governor Steve Beshear spoke to members of Commerce Lexington about his top priorities for the state of Kentucky Friday. Gauging The Impact of Gov. Beshear's Budget On Higher Education By Tom Godell & tom • Jan 29, 2014 This week, UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto joins us to discuss the impact of Governor Beshear’s proposed budget on the University of Kentucky. Gov. Beshear Stresses Education, Competitiveness In Budget Address By Associated Press & Josh James • Jan 21, 2014 Gov. Steve Beshear laid out his budget priorities for the next two years in his Tuesday night address. Beshear Still Considering Hemp Bill, Massie Pushing Federal Legislation By Associated Press & Dan Conti of Kentucky Public Radio • Apr 2, 2013 FRANKFORT, Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear has until Saturday to sign or veto a bill that would open the door to industrial hemp farming in Kentucky. So far, he hasn't said what he'll do.