August 2, 2011 - 5:30pm
"I told each one that we hold them and their families in our hearts and prayers, and we are looking forward to their safe return home."
Governor Steve Beshear visited U.S. troops serving in Iraq and Kuwait today, including troops from Kentucky, as part of a special Department of Defense trip. The visit marks the first time in recent history that a sitting Kentucky governor has visited an active war zone.
August 1, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 1, 2011
"An employee of Alliance Coal said an aide to Gov. Steve Beshear called him in 2009 to tell him that a state regulator unpopular with the coal industry was about to get fired, according to court records filed Friday.
August 1, 2011 - 6:05am
Plans for the skyscraper have been scrapped.
Almost exactly one year ago, on June 25, 2010, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was surrounded by local and state officials when he announced the state’s plan to submit an application for a $100 million federal loan from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Museum...
July 29, 2011 - 1:06pm
Local news for July 29, 2011
"Kentucky employers could be socked with as much as $660 million in added federal taxes if the state can not make a pending $28 million interest payment on the money it has borrowed from the federal government for unemployment benefits, state officials said Thursday. And Senate President David...
July 28, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for July 28, 2011
"Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and Governor Steve Beshear are attempting to assert their role in a pending hospital merger. Questions have been growing around the proposed merger of University of Louisville, Jewish Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. The merged hospitals will...