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Entries Tagged as 'Steve Beshear'

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Late last week Governor Steve Bigot garbled a bunch of words together to make a video about entrepreneurs, which sadly means next to nothing for Kentucky:

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Tags: Economy · Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear

Those 2014 Budget Reductions By Steve Beshear

July 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Want the highlights of the 2014 budget reductions signed by Governor Steve Beshear yesterday? Click here and here for the PDFs of the general and road funds. The highlights: $13,200 from the State Budget Director $350,000 from Military Affairs $255,923 from the Department for Local Government slush fund $100,000 from the Secretary of State $200,000 [...]

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Tags: Budget · Economy · Education · Steve Beshear

Beshear’s Student Smoking Data May Be A Bit Iffy

July 16th, 2014 · 7 Comments

According to Governor Steve Beshear’s office, cigarette smoking among Kentucky high school students has dropped significantly. The state allegedly dropped to sixth place among surveyed states in 2013 for high school cancer stick use, down from first place in 2011. That’s according to a Centers for Disease Control report. From a release: Survey results show [...]

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Tags: Education · Health Care · Joshua Powell · Spotted · Stats · Steve Beshear

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Rambling

July 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Last week Governor Bigot took time out of his busy schedule of covering up for his staffers (like now-deceased Fontaine Banks) and giving no-bid contracts to transportation attorneys to talk about kids:

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Tags: Education · Steve Beshear · Youth

Steve Beshear Is Now Using Children As Pawns

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments

In a new ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, retired coal miner Don Disney looks straight into the camera and asks Mitch McConnell why he voted to raise his Medicare costs by $6,000. The only problem? McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, cast no such vote. [ABC News/AP] A proposal to rezone agricultural land [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Investigation · Iraq · Jack Conway · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Gov. Steve Bigot’s Weekly Video Address

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Governator Steve Bigot hollered about the Barrel Tax Credit:

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Tags: Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear · Taxes

Steve Beshear: Hilljack Yokel Spreading Ignorance

July 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Because you know that’s how he appears to the rest of the world. Two top officials in McCracken County have declined to take plea offers and plan to go to trial on charges of tampering with public records. [H-L] This is potentially one of the funniest moments of the week. Louisiana state Rep. Lenar Whitney [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

Papaw Hates The Gays But Loves Health Care

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Owensboro is considering a proposal to make a ban on smoking even stricter. [H-L] Starting in August, the Obama administration will dramatically revamp and cut back the formula it uses to send transportation funds to the states unless Congress replenishes the Highway Trust Fund. [HuffPo] Former Louisville Teamsters leader Jerry T. Vincent [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Labor · Military · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

Papaw Bigot Is Mad About All That Money

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed Governor Anti-Gay’s press conference regarding the Highway Trust Fund, here you go:

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Tags: Spotted · Steve Beshear

Excitement: Countdown To Beshear’s Departure

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Remember when Steve Beshear had the audacity to claim Kentucky’s business climate was among the top ten in the entire country? Now, we all knew that wasn’t true at the time. Common sense tells you that it’s not humanly possible. We all love Kentucky but that was a load of bull. Remember when he patted [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Economy · Flashback · Steve Beshear · The Gays