Kentucky Governor Takes Budget Matters Into His Own Hands

DeSue, Tedra
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/30/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31916, p3
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Reports that Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher signed an executive order to implement spending plan to cover the state's expenses for the first three months of fiscal 2005. Action taken by Fletcher in an attempt to avoid a shutdown of government operations because the legislature has failed to enact a budget; Lawsuit filed by Attorney General Gregory Stumbo seeking a court's opinion on whether a governor has the power to implement a budget.


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