Govenror Beshear http://wkyufm.org en Democratic Super PAC Plans to Influence Kentucky House Races http://wkyufm.org/post/democratic-super-pac-plans-influence-kentucky-house-races <p>A Democratic super PAC that was active in last year’s governor’s race is taking part in legislative races this fall.&nbsp; The Kentucky Family Values super PAC was started to help Governor Steve Beshear win re-election. The group has now re-formed under new leadership to influence state House races. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:52:03 +0000 19289 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Now Has State-Run Health Insurance Exchange http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-now-has-state-run-health-insurance-exchange <p>Governor Steve Beshear has followed through on his promise to set up a state-run health insurance exchange in Kentucky. The Affordable Care Act requires states to set up marketplaces in which residents can buy private insurance or sign up for Medicaid. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:52:06 +0000 15767 at http://wkyufm.org New Independent Panel in Kentucky Will Review Cases of Child Deaths and Injuries http://wkyufm.org/post/new-independent-panel-kentucky-will-review-cases-child-deaths-and-injuries <p>Gov. Steve Beshear is creating an independent panel to review deaths and serious injuries in case of child abuse and neglect. Beshear issued an executive order on Monday establishing the Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:01:10 +0000 Associated Press 15742 at http://wkyufm.org Former Kentucky Lawmaker Gets Another Term as Head of State Education Board http://wkyufm.org/post/former-kentucky-lawmaker-gets-another-term-head-state-education-board <p>Gov. Steve Beshear has reappointed David Karem as chairman of the Kentucky Board of Education. Karem is a former longtime state senator from Louisville. Thu, 05 Jul 2012 13:07:05 +0000 Associated Press 15156 at http://wkyufm.org