Posts Tagged ‘Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’
If all else fails, act as if you belong…
NPR reports a Wisconsin man is in jail for walking into a Denny’s, announcing he is the new manager and cooking himself a burger. How long is the jail term for Awesome in the second degree?
Kentucky~ The Murray City Council discusses whether or not to make students buy a city sticker. MSU gets some B-Ball payback! The gambling amendment is DOA in the senate. A pseudoephedrine bill is withdrawn. The state Supreme Court will hear redistricting arguments today. A group challenges Beshear’s prayer breakfast.
Surprise! Big schools bring in big money.
NPR reports Harvard and Yale once again top the list of colleges for money received in 2011.
Kentucky~ Gov. Steve Beshear defends Paducah’s nuclear-enrichment plant. The University of Pikeville could become a part of the state’s higher education system. The House approves an Amish buggy bill. New legislation could give whistleblowers a cash reward. A teen is charged with killing her newborn child. Surface mining opponents rally in Frankfort. Paducah’s Fountain Avenue comes a step closer to restoration.
The unemployment rate in the US has fallen to its lowest level in three years.
NPR reports last month’s surge in hiring helped to drive unemployment to 8.5%. Here’s hoping those people will be allowed to keep their jobs and their extra cash.
Kentucky~ Paducah City Commissioner Watkins announces his run for the 3rd district seat. Former McCracken county humane society workers arraigned for inhumane euthanasia. The Dorena-Hickman ferry is nearly done with its retrofit. Life is about to get better for Goldfish in Owensboro. No state department is safe from upcoming budget cuts. Beshear has appointed a group to study tax reform. A Connecticut hedge fund linked to Kentucky Retirement accounts has failed.
The Pentagon finds fighting two wars at once can be tricky…
NPR reports military officials are revisiting the policy which states we could fight multiple wars at the same time and win. Ask any sports fan, split squad games never pack the same punch.
Kentucky~ Murray State’s on a roll! USEC may be leaving Paducah. More budget cuts are on their way. Beshear really wants some gambling money. Williams sounds off on Beshear’s State of the Commonwealth.
Tennessee~ Judges may no longer give to political campaigns.
Mitt narrowly squeaks out a win in Iowa, now on to his neck of the woods.
NPR reports Romney and Santorum split the lion’s share of Iowa votes, so now Iowa residents can throw off their sense of political superiority and face the fact that they have to live in Iowa.
The Big Easy is making a comeback!
NPR reports New Orleans is enjoying an influx of start-ups. Good music, oysters and successful business opportunities anyone?
Kentucky~ Officials are investigating a Marshall County wreck involving a police cruiser. The State Board of Elections fired its director. A Graves County Board of Education member is running for a State House seat. Beshear is doubling down on expanded gambling. The Governor says the state needs to tighten its purse strings.
Illinois~ The state is getting a $15M performance bonus for its work with uninsured children .