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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
Aug. 8, 2013 120 School Districts Honored at "Graduate Kentucky' Celebration
Aug. 7, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces New Penalty for Violation of "No Texting' Law
Aug. 6, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces Free Medical Screenings in Western Kentucky
Aug. 6, 2013 Gov. Beshear Responds to Auditor's Report on Kentucky Emergency Management
July 31, 2013 Gov. Beshear Meets with Vice President Biden About Paducah Plant
July 31, 2013 Gov. Beshear Ceremonially Signs Law Banning Synthetic Drugs
July 31, 2013 Minority Businesses Encouraged to do Business with the State
July 25, 2013 One Year In, Landmark Prescription Drug Bill Shows Huge Impact
July 22, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces Creation of Office of Entrepreneurship within Cabinet for Economic Development
July 17, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, U.S. House of Representatives - Immigration Reform
July 16, 2013 More than 100 Districts Adopt "Graduate Kentucky' Attendance Age Standard; Votes Still Coming In
July 10, 2013 "Blitz to 96' a Success; Age 18 Policy to Be Implemented Statewide
July 8, 2013 Governor Calls Today's Meeting with Energy Secretary "Productive"; Future of Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant at Stake
July 3, 2013 Gov. Beshear Responds to Today's Department of Energy Actions on Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
July 1, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bills for Guards, Veterans
June 25, 2013 Governor, Education Commissioner Challenge School Districts to Adopt New Graduation Age Policy
June 20, 2013 Governor Beshear Issues Call for Special Session on Redistricting
June 18, 2013 Governor Beshear, Leaders Mark Start of Construction of New Bridge in Downtown Louisville
May 31, 2013 Gov. Beshear to Lead Kentucky Export Related Trade Mission to Canada Next Week
May 15, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Ramp Up Career, Technical Education in Kentucky
May 15, 2013 Gov. Beshear Launches kynect: Kentucky's Healthcare Connection
May 9, 2013 Gov. Beshear Expands Health Coverage to Over 300,000 Kentuckians
May 7, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces More Than $19 Million for Community Development Projects in Flemingsburg
April 30, 2013 Gov. Beshear Proclaims May "Beef Month in Kentucky'
April 29, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs "Bryan Durman Act'
April 25, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces Kentucky to Take Part in Rx Drug Take-Back
April 24, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces Nearly $200,000 in Awards to Promote Community Early Childhood Councils
April 24, 2013 At Global Biotechnology Convention, Gov. Beshear to Promote Kentucky, Pursue Tech-Driven Businesses
April 22, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill for Schoolchildren with Severe Allergic Reactions
April 17, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces More Than $600,000 for New Eminence Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Project
April 17, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Increase Screenings for Infant Heart Defects
April 17, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Toughen State Child Pornography Law
April 16, 2013 Governor Beshear Directs Flags to Half-staff in Honor of Victims of Explosions at Boston Marathon
April 15, 2013 Kentucky's College- and Career-Readiness Efforts Recognized
April 5, 2013 Gov. Beshear Vetoes HB5 but Implements Primary Intent of Bill
April 5, 2013 Gov. Beshear Allows Hemp Bill to Become Law
April 4, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Pension Reform, Funding Bills
April 4, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Modernize Alcohol Laws
April 3, 2013 Governor Beshear Appoints Supreme Court Justice
April 2, 2013 Blog - End of Session
March 29, 2013 Kentucky Earns High Marks in Transparency of Government Spending
March 26, 2013 Governor, Legislators Approve and Fund Historic Pension Reform
March 26, 2013 Governor Beshear Signs Human Trafficking Bill
March 22, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Implement Pension Reform for Lexington Police and Firefighters
March 22, 2013 Governor Beshear Vetoes House Bill 279
March 21, 2013 Capitol Lights Will Go Dark In Support of Earth Hour
March 20, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Child Fatality External Review Panel Bill into Law
March 18, 2013 Gov. Beshear Signs Long-Awaited Graduation Bill
March 15, 2013 Gov. Beshear Announces "Bridges to Opportunities' Skilled Training Program for Minorities, Women
March 12, 2013 Governor Beshear Voices Support for Human Trafficking Bill
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