Special Session Progress

House Speaker Jody Richards and Governor Fletcher are making some progess with their recent special session opposition .

Richards, Fletcher and Senate President David Williams will meet with Peabody Energy's Chief Executive Officer next week.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Richards requested the closed meeting, which is to be on July 25, 2007, possibly in Bowling Green or Louisville.

"I'm happy to meet with Peabody Executives again, along with any members of the legislature Peabody deems appropriate," Governor Fletcher said in a statement.

Richards said he hopes to find out that if Ky. does give incentives to Peabody, will it assure state legslators the company will come to Ky.

To view Governor Fletcher's full statement, click here.

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