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Entries Tagged as 'Steve Beshear'

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Rambling Event

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

On Friday, Governor Steve Beshear’s office released this video about high-tech industry in Kentucky:

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Tags: Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear

Steve Beshear Has Pension Egg On His Face

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Here we are, a day later, with the governor’s office releasing this in a statement: Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Randy K. Stevens as a member of the board of trustees of the Kentucky Retirement Systems, representing the Kentucky Association of Counties. Stevens, of Bedford, is district manager for the Trimble County Water District No. [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Steve Beshear

Papaw & Jane Took A Bike Ride Caption Contest

April 17th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Remember when Papaw & Jane went on a bike ride for a photo op? YOUR CAPTION HERE You know what to do. Make it funny!

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Tags: Contest · Flashback · Humor · Steve Beshear

The KDP Has Been Eerily Silent On Harassment

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Stung by criticism over its handling of sexual harassment allegations, the Kentucky House voted Monday to strengthen and diversify the Legislative Ethics Commission, which is supposed to police lawmakers’ conduct. [John Cheves] Attorney General Eric Holder is “cautiously optimistic” about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the legalization and state regulation [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Humor · Journalism · KDP · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Presser/Signing: Kentucky Bans E-Cigs For Minors

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Since you likely missed it, here’s Governor Steve Beshear at yesterday’s signing of Senate Bill 109, banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors: Feel free to click here for more information about the bill.

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Tags: Health Care · Steve Beshear · Youth

Lame Duck Continues Dive Into Mythical Waters

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s Steve Beshear continuing to pretend that Kentucky’s business climate is amazing. If it were left to Beshear to write history, he’d claim this is the height of Kentucky’s economy. Meanwhile, Kentucky just added (literally) a few hundred thousand hardworking, struggling citizens to its Medicaid rolls. Because business is clearly booming here.

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Tags: Economy · Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear

Everybody Should Go To Thunder Over Louisville

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Steve Beshear signed into law several major bills Thursday, including limited use of marijuana oil for people with seizures, tax breaks for a proposed 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington and the state’s bourbon and beer industries and a ban on selling e-cigarettes to minors. [H-L] “Addison, I love you. I love you.” Those words, cooed [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Gambling · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer · Steve Beshear

CBO Grimes Is Quick To Play The Blame Game

April 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Last week, Alison Grimes went crazy on Mitch McConnell over a Fruit of the Loom factory closing. Reality? She should have been yelling at Steve Beshear. But we digress… Grimes likes to refer to herself as Kentucky’s Chief Business Officer, which means almost nothing, since she can still do her job while traveling the country [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Steve Beshear

KDP Lending Itself To More & More Division

April 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Of course the Kentucky Democratic (Republican) Party is still attempting to give credit to Steve Beshear for the work actually done by President Barack Obama: FROM TWITTER Heaven forbid white establishment Democrats in Kentucky ever give credit to a black man for hard work. You think it’s not that simple? You probably live a life [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Health Care · KDP · Steve Beshear

We Hear A Big Sports Thing Is Happening Tonight

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

The $310 million renovation and expansion of Rupp Arena and attached convention center was a key theme at a Lexington Urban County Council at-large candidate forum on Saturday. [H-L] A major new survey finds that a growing percentage of Americans gained health insurance as the initial sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law [...]

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