Governor Fletcher To Order Cooling Off Period For State Lawmakers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Governor Ernie Fletcher says he'll wait until tomorrow to adjourn the special session of the General Assembly.

The governor says he hopes the down time will allow for a cooling off period so House lawmakers will return to Frankfort. House members voted to adjourn last week, saying the special session was unnecessary.

House Speaker Jody Richards said it's unlikely House members will reconvene. He said as far as he's concerned, the session is over.

Senate leaders had been working throughout the day on a number of items, but the work would be fruitless if the House doesn't return.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by SPIKE LEE OF KY.BB Location: LE,KY. on Jul 11, 2007 at 10:26 AM
    NO DISRESPECT,COME NOVEMBER KY. WILL HAVE A ALL NEW GOVERNOR.WE GAVE THE CURRENT GOVERNOR A CHANCE AND HE ....ON US.IN NO WAY SHAPE FORM OR FASHION WILL KY.VOTERS ALLOW YOU TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AND RE-ELECT YOU.WE WISH YOU WELL IN YOUR NEW HOME IN FRANKLIN CO.BESHEAR WILL SERVE US AND YOU WELL.BESHEAR IT,FLETCHER NOT IT.SEE THERE BE THERE BESHEAR.LET'S ROLL.

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