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Steve Beshear's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Keeping Kentuckians Healthy
July 7, 2014 SOAR Gains $1.3 Million in Investments, Launches CDC Health Impact Series
May 13, 2014 Kentucky Chosen for National Governors' Association Health Workforce Policy Academy
April 29, 2014 Governor Ceremonially Signs Bill to Train Doctors in Recognizing Signs of Child Abuse, Neglect
April 14, 2014 Governor Signs Bill Banning Sale of E-Cigarettes to Kids
April 10, 2014 Gov. Beshear Signs Cannabidiol Bill
March 27, 2014 Governor's Health Team Holds First Meeting; Seeks to Make Big Strides in State's Overall Health
March 13, 2014 Gov. Beshear Joins Advocates, Survivors of Colon Cancer
Feb. 26, 2014 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Improve Patient Care by Expanding Nurse Practitioners' Prescribing Authority
Feb. 20, 2014 Gov. Beshear Sets 7 Major Goals to Improve State's Dismal Health
Jan. 21, 2014 State Budget Address
Jan. 21, 2014 Education Gets Historic Lift in Gov. Beshear's Budget
Jan. 7, 2014 State of the Commonwealth
Jan. 6, 2014 $1.7 Million Public Health Grant Aims to Reduce Chronic Disease, Create a Healthier Kentucky
Nov. 25, 2013 Gov. Beshear: Grant, Partnership to Aid Children in Foster Care
Oct. 4, 2013 Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office
Oct. 1, 2013 Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office
Sept. 16, 2013 Gov. Beshear, Kentucky Cancer Foundation Announce Progress of Partnership to Tackle Cancer in Kentucky
Aug. 28, 2013 Kentucky Increases Number of Permanent RX Disposal Locations
July 25, 2013 One Year In, Landmark Prescription Drug Bill Shows Huge Impact
May 15, 2013 Gov. Beshear Launches kynect: Kentucky's Healthcare Connection
April 22, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill for Schoolchildren with Severe Allergic Reactions
April 17, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Increase Screenings for Infant Heart Defects
April 5, 2013 Gov. Beshear Vetoes HB5 but Implements Primary Intent of Bill
March 20, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Child Fatality External Review Panel Bill into Law
March 5, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs HB 217, Makes Common Sense Improvements to Landmark Prescription Drug Abuse Bill
March 1, 2013 Gov. Beshear: "Protecting the Lives of Youngest, Most Vulnerable Citizens Our Key Goal'
Jan. 18, 2013 Governor Beshear announces partnership with UK HealthCare to operate the new Eastern State Hospital
Sept. 27, 2012 Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Dispose of Old Medications
Sept. 21, 2012 Kentucky Selected to Participate in National Prescription Drug Abuse Initiative
Aug. 29, 2012 Gov. Beshear: Team Will Examine Substance Abuse, Mental Health Care for Veterans, Military Members and Their Families
June 11, 2012 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill Granting Greater Protection to Emergency Room Workers
April 27, 2012 Governor Beshear Takes Step to Increase Access to Safe, High-Quality Anesthesia Services
April 24, 2012 Governor Beshear Warns Prescription Pill Mills: "Get Out of This State, Because We're Coming After You'
April 23, 2012 Governor Beshear Encourages Kentuckians to Dispose of Medications Safely Through Drug Take-Back Program
March 1, 2012 Governor's Proposed Budget Seeks to Fund Colon Cancer Screening
Feb. 28, 2012 Gov. Beshear, Kentucky Cancer Foundation to Tackle Cancer in Kentucky
Feb. 7, 2012 Gov. Beshear Announces Resignation of Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Janie Miller
Feb. 6, 2012 Gov. Beshear Joins Attorney General, Legislative Leadership to Support Wide-Ranging Prescription Drug Abuse Bills
Jan. 17, 2012 State Budget Address
Jan. 9, 2012 Gov. Beshear's Statement Regarding University Hospital's Revised Merger Proposal
Jan. 4, 2012 Kentucky State of the Commonwealth Address 2012
Dec. 28, 2011 Gov. Beshear's Top 10 Accomplishments of 2011
Dec. 19, 2011 Gov. Beshear Announces $1.5 Million to benefit Union College's Nursing and Health Sciences Program
Aug. 25, 2011 Gov. Beshear Announces "Smiling Schools' Program to Improve Dental Health for 25,000 Kids
July 27, 2011 Gov. Beshear's Statement Regarding Pending Hospital Merger
July 12, 2011 Governor Beshear Creates Early Childhood Advisory Council
July 7, 2011 Governor Beshear's Medicaid Plan to Save Taxpayers $1.3 Billion
May 25, 2011 Gov. Beshear Executives Plan to Combat Growing Mosquito Problem in Western Kentucky
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