Pensions, public education among main issues for KY Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear

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Update (9:32 p.m.)

HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – Pensions are among the main issues for Kentucky gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear.

Beshear visited Rookie’s Sports Bar and Grill in Henderson. He met with active and retired teachers to discuss public education and pensions, among other issues.

Beshear also said the economy in western Kentucky is an important topic to him.

“The new economy for western Kentucky is going to start when we built that i-69 bridge in my first term as governor. Then we’re going to invest in Agri-tech where we can create six figure jobs right here in western Kentucky to where people’s kids can grow up and work amazing jobs right where they are from.”

Beshear will face governor Matt Bevin on November 5th, who is seeking a second term in office.

Original Story

HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The race for Kentucky governor makes its way to Henderson.

Attorney General Andy Beshear is at Rookie’s Sports Bar for a meet-and-greet with active and retired teachers.

Here’s a live look at that meeting…

Beshear is set to talk about public education and other issues.

He’s currently running for governor against incumbent Governor Matt Bevin.

Kentucky’s general election is set for November 5th.

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(This story was originally published on July 23, 2019)

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