Governor Beshear Schedules News Conference On Budget Cuts

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear will outline his ideas
Thursday for handling a $456 million Kentucky budget shortfall.

Governor Beshear has scheduled a morning news conference at the state Capitol.

The state is facing a $456 million shortfall in the current
fiscal year that ends June 30. Kentucky's two-year $19 billion
state budget is not set to expire until summer 2010.

Earlier this week, Beshear announced he would give back 10
percent of his pay to the state as a symbolic gesture of
solidarity. He also said that any plan would probably include
funding cuts that would likely be "very painful."

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by I live in Location: south east on Dec 11, 2008 at 08:57 PM
    I you want to start you need to start with u self get out of frankfort an see why they so many wrecks around here the roads are un safe no guad rails an to many state workers sittin an watchin why one works I think ill get to filmin an send you a tape an let you see just what you hire an you wonder just why so many people dies every year I no our goverment guys ant been in there long but they need to do thier home work a little better

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