gov. beshear http://weku.fm en Beshear Says No Furloughs http://weku.fm/post/beshear-says-no-furloughs <p>It&rsquo;s been another stellar month for state revenue receipts in Kentucky.&nbsp; And&nbsp;Gov. Steve&nbsp;Beshear says&nbsp;that means no furloughs for state workers next fiscal year.&nbsp; General Fund receipts in May were $750 million, a whopping 18 percent increase over May 2010 receipts. Sat, 11 Jun 2011 00:04:54 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 6163 at http://weku.fm Beshear Says No Furloughs DEMS Spent $85,000 For Beshear’s Plane http://weku.fm/post/dems-spent-85000-beshear%E2%80%99s-plane <p>A report in the <em>Lexington Herald-Leader </em>reveals Governor Steve Beshear used a state plane to take his family to the 2011 NCAA Final Four basketball tournament in Houston. The Kentucky Democratic Party reimbursed the state $6,105 for the flight and has spent almost $85,000 to cover the cost of similar flights since the governor took office. Mon, 16 May 2011 15:45:09 +0000 3849 at http://weku.fm Derby Breakfast Sees Major Cutbacks http://weku.fm/post/derby-breakfast-sees-major-cutbacks <p><span class="article-content"><span>Rising costs have put the kibosh on the annual, state-funded Governor&#39;s Derby Breakfast at the State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio&#39;s Tony McVeigh says it&#39;s now more of a festival, and the location has changed.</span></span> Fri, 06 May 2011 20:58:43 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 3111 at http://weku.fm Derby Breakfast Sees Major Cutbacks