Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher says he plans to propose a "large and aggressive" education initiative, probably next week. Fletcher says his plan will cover pre-school through adult education. he made the comments at his weekly news conference Friday at the state capitol. Fletcher gave few details but he indicated an interest in a form of testing in which the same students are tracked year by year to gauge trends in their educational development.
Bowling Green, KY – U-S Senator Mitch McConnell says its too early to predict how Kentucky's military installations could be impacted by the Administration's plan to re-deploy troops. Speaking at the Noon Rotary Club in Bowling Green, the Republican from Louisville stressed that the move is prompted by the changing nature of modern conflicts.