Govenror Beshear

Politics
12:52 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Democratic Super PAC Plans to Influence Kentucky House Races

A Democratic super PAC that was active in last year’s governor’s race is taking part in legislative races this fall.  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.

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Health
12:52 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Kentucky Now Has State-Run Health Insurance Exchange

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.

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Health
8:01 am
Tue July 17, 2012

New Independent Panel in Kentucky Will Review Cases of Child Deaths and Injuries

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.

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Education
8:07 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Former Kentucky Lawmaker Gets Another Term as Head of State Education Board

Gov. Steve Beshear has reappointed David Karem as chairman of the Kentucky Board of Education. Karem is a former longtime state senator from Louisville.

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