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.
Some county officials in Kentucky are criticizing Governor Steve Beshear'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.
Governor Beshear will call a special session of the Kentucky legislature Monday to allow lawmakers to consider a transportation budget that would provide funding needed for a $4.5 billion highway construction plan. He'll also ask legislators to pass a bill aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.