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Fletcher Calls Special Session For Monday

Posted: 08/17/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher signed an executive order on Friday calling lawmakers back the Capitol for a special legislative session to consider approving tax breaks for a proposed $3 billion coal gasification plant.

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Ethics Panel Concludes Fletcher Probe

Posted: 08/16/2007 - A state ethics panel has concluded its investigation into allegations that Governor Fletcher's administration steered protected state jobs to political cronies.

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McConnell Hails Expansion Of Eavesdropping Powers

Posted: 08/13/2007 - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell told a national police conference Monday that congressional action to expand the government's eavesdropping powers against suspected foreign terrorists was needed to make the United States safer.

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Sides Split Over Energy Incentive Proposal

Posted: 08/13/2007 - As the Kentucky General Assembly considers tax incentives aimed at luring a coal gassification plant to the state, interest groups are divided over its benefits.

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Legislative Decision On Reconvening Not Made

Posted: 08/10/2007 - Kentucky lawmakers squabbled yesterday, but didn't say if they will reconvene Monday. They were apparently ready to pass an energy bill on Monday, but Governor Fletcher has said he wants the House and Senate to agree on a bill before he calls the session.

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Beshear Touts Health Insurance Plan

Posted: 08/07/2007 - Democratic gubernatorial nominee Steve Beshear is proposing a health care plan that would expand insurance coverage and curb health costs.

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Kentucky's Premiere Political Event Kicks Off

Updated: 08/06/2007 - Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democrat Steve Beshear lit into each other on a steaming hot Saturday at Kentucky's premier political event.

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Ky. Candidates Using Internet As Fall Campaign Tool

Posted: 08/03/2007 - Like other technologically savvy young adults her age, 23-year-old Cara Blevins turns to the Internet as a way of keeping up with friends and monitoring current events through Web sites and podcasts.

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