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Governor-elect Andy Beshear makes high level staff appointments, including Cameron to AG vacancy

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Gov.-elect Andy Beshear has announced more high level staff appointments. • La Tasha Buckner, who was named earlier as general counsel, will also serve as his Chief of Staff. • Holly McCoy-Johnson was chosen as Secretary of the Finance Cabinet. • Tom Miller, a former State Revenue Commissioner for eight years, will be returning to that post. • Mike Berry, who recently...

Governor-elect Andy Beshear releases schedule of Dec. 10 Inauguration Day festivities

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Governor-elect Andy Beshear and future first lady Britainy Beshear have announced the schedule of events for Inauguration Day on Dec. 10. “This is a time for all Kentuckians to come together as one team, Team Kentucky,” said Mrs. Beshear at a Tuesday press conference at the Capitol. “It’s about the cmmonwealth and the common good, the goals that we all share.” The...

Beshear names state’s teachers as grand marshals of his parade; also names co-chairs of inauguration

Kentucky teachers will serve as grand marshals in Governor-elect Andy Beshear’s inauguration parade on Dec. 10 and Covington Mayor Joe Meyer has been named one of the honorary co-chairs of the Team Kentucky inauguration. The vote from teachers, who expressed anger over Gov. Matt Bevin’s action on their pension and were offended by some off-handed comments, was a large reason Beshear will replace...

Governor-elect Beshear announces transition team, says he wants to ‘lift up’ every Kentucky family

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Governor-elect Andy Beshear on Friday announced more members of his transition team as he prepares to take office on Dec. 10.

 Eleven co-chairs and 150 members from around the state were announced by Beshear, who noted during a press conference in the Capitol Rotunda, “We can only have unity if we have inclusivity. It’s also about treating everyone – and I...