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Education
1:29 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Beshear Pushing Opportunities for Both Career and Technical Education

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.

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Education
11:15 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Some Western and Eastern Kentucky County Leaders Want Coal Scholarships Expanded

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.

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Politics
6:43 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Kentucky Special Session to Start Monday

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.

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Health
11:13 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Governor Addresses Kentucky Medicaid Managed Care Problems

Governor Steve Beshear says the problems with Kentucky’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.

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