Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear

Local/Regional News
4:45 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Ky. Man Charged With Threatening Gov. Beshear, Family

A Kentucky man has been charged with threatening to kill Gov. Steve Beshear, his wife and their family in a series of Facebook postings.

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Local/Regional News
4:41 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Beshear Sets Goals To Improve Kentucky's Health

Gov. Steve Beshear has rolled out a wide-ranging plan aimed at improving Kentucky's overall health.

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Local/Regional News
8:25 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Beshears Attend White House State Dinner

Governor and First Lady Jane Beshear arrive at the White House for Tuesday's State Dinner honoring French president Francois Hollande
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Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife were among the guests at the White House's state dinner honoring French president Francois Hollande.

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Local/Regional News
12:36 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Beshear To Make Trade Trip To Britain In May

Gov. Steve Beshear will lead a trade mission to the United Kingdom, one of Kentucky's largest export partners.

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Local/Regional News
7:30 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Beshear Accepts Invitation To Attend Obama's State Of The Union Speech

President Barack Obama greets Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear after arriving at Northern Kentucky International Airport in Boone, Ky., Monday, July 16, 2012.President Barack Obama greets Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear after arriving at Northern Kentucky International Airport in Boone, Ky., Monday, July 16, 2012.
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The successful implementation of the ACA in Ky. has earned Gov. Beshear a White House invitation to attend Pres. Obama's SOTU speech.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Gov's Budget, Mayor's Vision For Lexington Discussed On BizLexChat

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear
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In this week's BizLexChat Alan and Erik discuss aspects of Governor Beshear's and Mayor Gray's big speeches from last week.

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Local/Regional News
9:15 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Beshear Touts Tax Overhaul, Expanded Gambling, Vows To Protect Education Spending

Tax reform, expanded gambling, and education were among the topics Gov. Beshear touched on during his annual State of the Commonwealth address.

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Local/Regional News
3:25 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Beshear Laments Effects Of Government Shutdown

Gov. Steve Beshear is pressing Congress to resolve the government shutdown, saying it is having negative effects on Ky. families.

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Local/Regional News
3:01 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Officials Mark Success Of "Graduate Kentucky"

FRANKFORT, Ky. - State officials gathered at the Capitol Thursday to recognize the success of the “Graduate Kentucky” initiative that will raise the compulsory attendance age for students in the state to 18.

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Local/Regional News
3:51 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Gov. Beshear Appeals To President Obama For Help On Hemp

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Despite voicing concerns about the legalization of industrial hemp during the 2013 General Session in Frankfort, Gov. Steve Beshear is now asking the president for help on the issue.  Beshear allowed Senate Bill 50, which set up a licensing system for hemp growers, to become law without his signature.

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