Kentucky Governor's Special Session Wouldn't Tackle Expiring Budget

DeSue, Tedra
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/23/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31975, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the call of Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher for lawmakers to convene for a special session to discuss compensation, health insurance, and retirement benefits for active and retired public employees in October 2004. Statement of Fletcher regarding the state's health insurance; Concerns over the lack of budget; Failure of lawmakers to adopt a budget in time for the start of the 2005 fiscal year.


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