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Steve Beshear's Public Statements

Full Name: Steven 'Steve' L. Beshear
Office: Governor (KY), Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2007
Last Elected: 11/08/2011
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 2 Children: Jeff, Andy
Birth Date: 09/21/1944
Birth Place: Dawson Springs, KY
Home City: Lexington, KY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Putting Kentucky Families First
Issue Position: Expanded Gaming
Issue Position: Building Off Kentucky's Strengths: Making Kentucky a Leader in Adventure Tourism
Issue Position: Reforming Governor's Pardon Power
Issue Position: Kentucky Jobs First Plan
Issue Position: Putting Kentucky Workers First
Issue Position: Beshear/Mongiardo Veterans Platform
Issue Position: Kentucky Energy Plan
Issue Position: Keeping Kentuckians Healthy
Aug. 25, 2014 Kentucky Jumps 45 Places in National Entrepreneur Ranking
Aug. 21, 2014 Gov. Beshear Celebrates Groundbreaking of Diageo Bourbon Distillery in Shelby County
Aug. 14, 2014 Kentucky Chosen for National Governors' Association Policy Academy to Align Education, Training for 21st Century Workforce
Aug. 13, 2014 Gov. Beshear Announces Program to Ensure Role for Qualified Small Businesses in Federally Funded Transportation Projects
Aug. 13, 2014 Green Tokai Company LTD to Expand in Maysville
Aug. 12, 2014 Integrity HR to Open New Facility in Louisville
Aug. 7, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Kynect
Aug. 6, 2014 Public Health Awards Grants to Implement Dental Hygiene Programs
Aug. 1, 2014 Gov. Beshear Welcomes Congressional Action to Prevent Insolvency of Federal Highway Trust Fund, Renews Call for Long-Term Solution
July 31, 2014 Gov. Beshear Announces Funding for Housing Redevelopment Project in Springfield
July 24, 2014 Gov. Beshear Highlights Kentucky, SOAR at Rural Opportunity Investment Conference
July 23, 2014 Data Dimensions Corporation to Open Processing Center in Mt. Sterling, Create 100 Jobs
July 22, 2014 Gov. Beshear Announces $30 Million Federal Loan Guarantee for Owen Electric
July 22, 2014 Gov. Beshear's Statement on Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
July 21, 2014 Against the Grain Expanding with New Brewery in West Louisville
July 21, 2014 Gov. Beshear, U.S. Rep. Rogers Announce Industrial Development Investments for Eastern Kentucky Site
July 17, 2014 Gov. Beshear Touts Military Behavioral Health Initiative
July 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank
July 16, 2014 Gov. Beshear Signs Budget Reduction Orders to Manage 2014 Year-end Revenue Shortfalls
July 15, 2014 Cigarette Smoking Among Kentucky High School Students Drops Significantly
July 11, 2014 Gov. Beshear, Congressman Rogers Announce Next Steps for Statewide High-Speed Broadband Project
July 11, 2014 Gov. Beshear, Congressman Rogers Announce Next Steps for Statewide High-Speed Broadband Project
July 10, 2014 Gov. Beshear Announces EN Engineering LLC to Expand in Boyd County
July 9, 2014 Dart Container Corporation to Expand in Horse Cave
July 8, 2014 B & K Wood Products LLC to Expand in Madisonville
July 7, 2014 SOAR Gains $1.3 Million in Investments, Launches CDC Health Impact Series
July 7, 2014 SOAR Gains $1.3 Million in Investments, Launches CDC Health Impact Series
July 2, 2014 Secretary Foxx, Gov. Beshear Urge Congress to Take Immediate Action on the Highway Trust Fund
July 2, 2014 Gov. Beshear Celebrates Groundbreaking of $150 Million Aluminum Facility in Bowling Green
June 30, 2014 Gov. Beshear Awards $1.2 million to Prepare Youngest Students
June 24, 2014 Gov. Beshear Announces 'Transportation Alternative Program' Funding for Manchester
June 23, 2014 Governor Ceremonially Signs Bill to Support Small Businesses
June 12, 2014 Tobacco Agreement Will Restore 2014 Agriculture, Early Childhood, Health Care Budget Cuts
June 11, 2014 Gov. Beshear Ceremonially Signs Cyber Security Laws
June 5, 2014 Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport Receives $1 Million Grant
June 3, 2014 Raise a Glass (of Milk), Toast Dairy Month
June 2, 2014 Gov. Beshear's Statement on EPA Carbon Emissions Proposal
May 29, 2014 Diageo to Build Full-scale Bourbon Distillery in Shelby County
May 21, 2014 Governor Ceremonially Signs Bill Allowing Kentucky Housing Corporation to Further Assist Families with Affordable, Quality Housing
May 13, 2014 Kentucky Chosen for National Governors' Association Health Workforce Policy Academy
May 12, 2014 Gov. Beshear Proclaims May Beef Month in Kentucky
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