LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday he is endorsing Craig Greenberg to be Louisville's next mayor. While not the most shocking announcement, given both men are Democrats, the backing from the commonwealth's leader adds to the numerous endorsements Greenberg has received as he seeks to beat his Republican opponent, Jeffersontown Mayor Bill Dieruf, in November's general election.
In a news conference Thursday, Beshear said he hoped the measure would help relieve the burden of rising gas prices on Kentuckians.
On Wednesday afternoon, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear signed bills 127 and 562 into law.
Gov. Andy Beshear declares state of emergency, activates state price-gouging laws to combat high prices
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - Gov. Andy Beshear held his Team Kentucky weekly update on Thursday. One of the biggest topics on the agenda was the declaration of a state of emergency and the activation of the state’s price gouging laws. With the declaration in place, drivers in the Commonwealth...
RICHMOND, Ky. (WYMT) - On Tuesday, Governor Andy Beshear announced Eastern Kentucky University would be getting a total of $369,200 to improve safety and accessibility features on campus. The money will help build a six-foot-wide sidewalk, with adequate lighting to give students and faculty a safer way to and from...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - On Monday, Governor Andy Beshear held a news conference to announce finding for broadband expansion in the Commonwealth. The funding, which totals to more than $89 million, is part of the Governor’s Better Kentucky Plan. The money is going towards bringing faster, more reliable internet...
Governor Andy Beshear announced federal funding for the Commonwealth totaling more than $162 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) on Thursday. The money will go to more than 360 cities in the state and will be distributed starting Thursday. The funds are intended to help communities with expenses from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a list of the cities in our region getting some of the money:
Gov. Andy Beshear announced the opening of a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Driver Licensing Regional Office in Pineville, adding to a network of offices that provide modern, secure licensing and credentialing services to Kentuckians. The new office is at 101 Courthouse Square, second floor. Its business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern. The Pineville office is the 29th KYTC Driver Licensing Regional Office. Other regional offices in our area include London, Manchester and Somerset. In one of many service changes, Kentucky residents – regardless of where they live – may visit any regional office, anywhere in the state, to request, replace or renew a driving credential. You can find out more about the services offered at the offices here.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - Governor Andy Beshear announced Wednesday another investment in Kentucky’s economic future as local leaders in Rowan County will implement $425,00 in upgrades to the MMRC Regional Industrial Park with support from a $212,500 state grant and a local match from the MMRC Regional Industrial Development Authority.
Gov. Andy Beshear Appoints Members to Advisory Committee Exploring Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Kentucky
Gov. Andy Beshear has announced the 17 members of the Team Kentucky Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee, who will help him explore legalizing medical marijuana through executive action after the state legislature failed to push a bill through at this year’s session. “Polling suggests 90% of Kentucky adults support legalizing...
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear Forms Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee To Study Patient Access Options, Here's What's Next
Cannabis advocates and stakeholders in Kentucky did not get a happy ending when the legislative session ended leaving the state among the 13 states where marijuana remains completely illegal. However, the sentiment around marijuana legalization in the Bluegrass State might be changing as Governor Andy Beshear (D) recently cleared the...
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Thank you Governor Andy Beshear for bringing this huge check to the City of Benton for our sidewalk project!
It is very much appreciated and will help make walking safe in some hazardous areas. We will continue to apply for grant funding for other areas that will make walking safer.