• Scientist unhappy about Beshear’s Ark. [The Edit] • Dollar toll proposed for bridges. [WDRB] •
"Gov. Steve Beshear is asking the Kentucky Personnel Board to exempt 81 political appointees from a new budget-cutting law that would abolish their jobs Dec. 31. The appointees are midlevel officials across state government. Beshear did not submit their names to the board, just job titles and...
"Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul says he was so upset over Democratic candidate Jack Conway‘s Aqua Buddha ad that he might not debate the Attorney General on KET next Monday. On Friday, Paul decided to appear on the show." [WFPL]
"Pope Benedict XVI and four Catholic bishops in Kentucky have asked Gov. Steve Beshear to commute the death sentence of an inmate scheduled to be executed next week." [Courier-Journal]
This article appeared in the September 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. It’s a story Ayn Rand could almost have written herself: The world economy is in shambles. The debt is ballooning. The government is out of control. It falls to one brilliant small-...
Apparently the Louisville Courier-Journal has annointed Gov. Steve Beshear queen (what does that make Jerry Abramson?). And lest you think that photo's a crop job, here's a screenshot from the Courier-Journal:
"Gov. Steve Beshear signed a death warrant today for Gregory Wilson, setting an execution date of Sept. 16. Wilson’s execution would be Kentucky’s fourth since the death penalty
"The latest Rasmussen poll puts Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul at 49%, 8 points ahead of Democratic candidate Jack Conway, who has 41%." [WFPL]