Judge OKs Kentucky Governor's Spending Plan, Averting Shutdown

DeSue, Tedra
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/1/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31917, p48
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Reports on the approval of the spending plan of Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher by Judge Roger Crittenden. Review of the case by Crittenden on the clarification over whether the governor could implement a spending plan; Restriction of the judge for Fletcher to fund any new programs; Failure of legislators to adopt a budget.


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