Kentucky governor to give State of the Commonwealth speech


(AP) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is set to give his first State of the Commonwealth speech to lawmakers and a statewide television audience.

The speech in the House chambers will be broadcast on Kentucky Educational Television. House and Senate members will convene at 7 p.m. EST for the speech.

The Democratic governor will outline some of his top priorities to the Republican-dominated legislature.

This year’s legislative session will continue until mid-April. The Tuesday evening event is the first of two major speeches the governor will deliver to lawmakers this month.

Beshear will present his budget plans to lawmakers in late January.

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(This story was originally published on January 14, 2020)

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