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Steve Beshear

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  • Study: Health reform will net Kentucky $819M savings by 2021

    Gov. Steve Beshear's decision to expand Kentucky's Medicaid program will cost taxpayers more than $1.1 billion by 2021 according to a new state study released Thursday. But the study also says Kentucky's next governor should be able to find money to...
  • Kentucky House passes local option sales-tax proposal

    The Kentucky House on Thursday passed a proposed ballot measure aimed at giving communities the option to temporarily impose higher taxes on themselves to pay for construction projects. The high-profile measure drew bipartisan support in clearing the...
  • Denver firm awarded $128M contract to build new bridge over Lake Barkley in western Kentucky

    A contract has been awarded to build a new bridge over Lake Barkley in western Kentucky in a $128.3 million project. Gov. Steve Beshear's office said in a news release the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awarded the contract to PCL Civil Construction...
  • Beshear gets behind telephone deregulation bill as necessary for state broadband project

    Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has endorsed an effort to accelerate the death of Kentucky's traditional landline services, saying it is crucial to his effort to connect much of the state's economically depressed rural areas with 3,000 miles of fiber...
  • Democrats embrace Beshear as party standard-bearer ahead of November elections

    Five Democratic candidates for statewide office with little or no primary opposition held a campaign-style rally on Monday designed to promote unity in a party clinging to state politics as it fights to stay relevant in an increasingly Republican state....
  • Christian ministry building Noah's Ark theme park sues Kentucky, claims free speech violations

    The Christian ministry building a Noah's Ark theme park sued Kentucky tourism officials Thursday, saying they violated the group's free speech rights by denying them an $18 million tax incentive. The incentive was meant for the Ark Encounter, a theme...
  • Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, U.S. senator, dies at 90

    Former U.S. Sen. and Kentucky Gov. Wendell Ford, an unapologetic smoker whose unfiltered chats and speeches endeared him to voters in a state that once thrived on tobacco and coal, has died at age 90. Ford's health had declined in the last two weeks,...
  • High court justices meet to decide whether to hear gay marriage case

    The Supreme Court justices met Friday to make a historic decision on whether to hear a case that could decide if the Constitution's protection of liberty and equality means same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.  But first, they must...
  • Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss

    Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss
    Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same. Both sides...
  • The shame of Mississippi, where racism and stupidity killed Obamacare

    From Politico and Kaiser Health News comes this jaw-dropping look at Mississippi, the national graveyard of the Affordable Care Act's promise: "There are wide swaths of Mississippi where the Affordable Care Act is not a reality,” Conner Reeves,...
  • An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare

    An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing a stiff reelection challenge this year, has stuck to his stated determination to repeal the Affordable Care Act if his party takes control of the Senate in the next election. This is a...