Beshear Predicts a Tight State Budget

Governor-Elect Steve Beshear has started reviewing the state's financial situation and he's predicting tight times ahead.

Currently, the state is operating on an $18.1-billion, two-year budget that expires in June.

The General Assembly meets in session again this January.

Its primary focus will be to craft a new, two-year spending plan for Kentucky.

On Nov. 19, Beshear met with his transition team which is assessing Governor Ernie Fletcher's outgoing administration.

Beshear takes office Dec. 11. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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