beshear http://wkyufm.org en Beshear Pushing Opportunities for Both Career and Technical Education http://wkyufm.org/post/beshear-pushing-opportunities-both-career-and-technical-education <p>Gov. Steve Beshear has signed an executive order that will couple the state's career and technical schools under the Department of Education. The goal is to create a unified and efficient system to better prepare students for blue collar careers. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:29:46 +0000 Associated Press 18220 at http://wkyufm.org Some Western and Eastern Kentucky County Leaders Want Coal Scholarships Expanded http://wkyufm.org/post/some-western-and-eastern-kentucky-county-leaders-want-coal-scholarships-expanded <p>Some county officials in Kentucky are criticizing Governor Steve Beshear&#39;s authorization of more than $4 million from coal tax revenue to provide college scholarships to students from nine eastern Kentucky counties over the next two years. Thu, 31 May 2012 16:15:16 +0000 Associated Press 13286 at http://wkyufm.org Some Western and Eastern Kentucky County Leaders Want Coal Scholarships Expanded Kentucky Special Session to Start Monday http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-special-session-start-monday <p>Governor Beshear will call a special session&nbsp;of the Kentucky legislature&nbsp;Monday to allow lawmakers to consider a transportation budget&nbsp;that would provide funding needed for a $4.5 billion highway construction plan. He&#39;ll also ask legislators to pass a bill&nbsp;aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.</p><p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:43:06 +0000 10703 at http://wkyufm.org Governor Addresses Kentucky Medicaid Managed Care Problems http://wkyufm.org/post/governor-addresses-kentucky-medicaid-managed-care-problems <p>Governor Steve Beshear says the problems with Kentucky&rsquo;s new Medicaid Managed Care system will be resolved.
 Beshear pushed for the managed care system last year to take some of the administrative burden of Medicaid off of the state. But earlier this week, doctors, pharmacists and hospital officials told lawmakers there were significant problems with the system.</p><p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 17:13:11 +0000 7252 at http://wkyufm.org