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Steve Beshear's Public Statements on Issue: Government Budget and Spending

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
Aug. 6, 2014 Public Health Awards Grants to Implement Dental Hygiene Programs
July 16, 2014 Gov. Beshear Signs Budget Reduction Orders to Manage 2014 Year-end Revenue Shortfalls
June 12, 2014 Tobacco Agreement Will Restore 2014 Agriculture, Early Childhood, Health Care Budget Cuts
April 25, 2014 Gov. Beshear Signs Final Bills of Legislative Session; Praises Progress Made on Education, Safety and Job Creation
Feb. 3, 2014 Gov. Beshear, KCTCS Tout Impact of "BuildSmart' Agency Bonds
Jan. 7, 2014 State of the Commonwealth
Nov. 20, 2013 Governor Beshear announces approval of federal loan to save estimated $100 million on Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
Nov. 20, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces $37,500 in Funding to Support Lexington Area Entrepreneurs
March 26, 2013 Governor, Legislators Approve and Fund Historic Pension Reform
March 22, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Implement Pension Reform for Lexington Police and Firefighters
Feb. 11, 2013 Rogers and Beshear Announce $29 Million Recovery Effort in Morgan County
Feb. 6, 2013 Gov. Beshear Champions Education as State's Top Priority; Links Tax Reform and Public Pensions to Protect Education
Feb. 6, 2013 Governor Beshear's State of the Commonwealth Address
Jan. 10, 2013 Gov. Beshear, Lawmakers: Agency Bonds for Universities to Spur Job Growth, Meet Student Needs with No Taxpayer Costs
Dec. 20, 2012 Gov. Beshear's Top 10 Accomplishments of 2012
April 11, 2012 Governor Beshear Issues Line-Item Vetoes on Executive Branch Budget
April 10, 2012 Governor Beshear's Statement on Pending Transportation Budget and Road Plan
March 30, 2012 Governor Beshear's Statement on Budget
Feb. 3, 2012 Gov. Beshear Announces $1 Million Housing Development Project in Newport
Jan. 17, 2012 State Budget Address
Jan. 4, 2012 Kentucky State of the Commonwealth Address 2012
Jan. 4, 2012 Gov. Beshear Outlines Bold Legislative Agenda in State of the Commonwealth Address
Dec. 19, 2011 Gov. Beshear Announces $1.5 Million to benefit Union College's Nursing and Health Sciences Program
Dec. 13, 2011 Governor Steve Beshear Delivers 2011 Inaugural address
July 27, 2011 Governor Beshear Announces Largest-Ever Deposit into Kentucky's "Rainy Day' Fund
July 26, 2011 President Grants Disaster Declaration Requested by Governor Beshear
June 10, 2011 Blog: Positive Revenue Projections = No Furlough Days
June 10, 2011 Statement by Governor Beshear on May Revenue Report
June 2, 2011 Cost-Saving Alternatives from Governors, Mayor Would Cut $1.2 Billion from Bridges Project
March 24, 2011 Statement by Governor Beshear on House's Action
March 14, 2011 Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Call GOP Senators, Demand Medicaid Resolution that Doesn't Cut Schools, Avoids Painful Health Care Cuts
March 9, 2011 Governor Beshear Issues Special Session Call to Address Medicaid Budget & Dropout Bill
Jan. 27, 2011 Blog: Reducing Spending, Thanking Employees
Dec. 29, 2010 Governor Beshear's Top Ten Accomplishments of 2010
Sept. 9, 2010 Blog: Good News/Bad News & "Walking the Walk"
July 19, 2010 Gov. Beshear Presents Murray Police Department with Highway Safety Award
June 4, 2010 Governor Beshear Takes Final Action on Bills Passed During Special Session
May 30, 2010 Last Night's Statement from Gov. Beshear on the Special Session
May 30, 2010 Blog: The End of Special Session
May 25, 2010 Blog: Beyond the General Fund Budget...
May 24, 2010 Blog: Budget Crunch
May 20, 2010 Gov. Beshear Issues Call for Special Session to End Budget Stalemate
May 12, 2010 Blog: My Plan to End Budget Stalemate
May 12, 2010 Gov. Beshear Proposes Plan to End Budget Stalemate
April 15, 2010 Statement by Gov. Beshear on the General Assembly's Failure to Reach a Budget Agreement
Dec. 21, 2009 Statement by Gov. Beshear on Consensus Forecasting Group
Nov. 12, 2009 Statement from Gov. Beshear on National Reports on State Budgets
Oct. 9, 2009 Federal Funds To Purchase Equipment For Blind Food Vendors Program
Aug. 27, 2009 Most State Agencies To Receive 4 Percent Cuts
July 21, 2009 Balancing our Books, Planning for the Future
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