‘These tax dollars will support the oversight of sports wagering, establish a problem gambling fund and primarily help our pension systems here in Kentucky.’
Kentucky Governor says state-run disaster relief funds can serve as model for getting aid to victims
They paid funeral expenses of storm victims, provided direct payments to survivors and have aided long-term recovery efforts.
‘He helped flip the state House to Republican control for the first time in nearly a century, which has and will continue to deliver meaningful, conservative fiscal policies for a generation.’
Gov. Beshear says his reelection in Kentucky shows how Democrats can overcome U.S. political divisions
Beshear showed the skills to win in difficult political terrain for Democrats, with Republicans claiming all the statewide offices beyond Governor and Lieutenant Governor.
Still, it’s possible Democrats may cry foul.
In the counties Beshear lost, the incumbent still posted better numbers than other recent Democrats.
With a full statehouse majority, Democrats will have even greater leeway to thwart Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s policy agenda, though they will have to work with him to advance their own.
The outcome gives divided government another stamp of voter approval in Kentucky, as Republicans hold supermajorities in both chambers of the legislature.
Andy Beshear hopes abortion debate will help him win another term as Governor in GOP-leaning Kentucky
Beshear presided during a turbulent period marked by the global COVID-19 pandemic and devastating natural disasters.