Governor Beshear Gave his Budget Proposal Tuesday

Governor Andy Beshear unveiled his first budget proposal as Governor last night. In his remarks, Beshear said he wanted to focus on education, health care, child welfare, and funding pensions. Beshear’s budget proposal was based on $1.5 billion in new revenue. Among other things, Beshear proposes adding 250 new social workers, giving all state employees a one percent raise, and a one percent increase in funding to public universities.    WJRS NEWS caught up with Russell county’s two legislators after last night’s speech.   Senator Max Wise shared his thoughts with local news…

Local news also spoke with Representative Jeff Hoover…

The House is expected to present its budget proposal around March 1st before the Bill heads to the Senate

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