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2011-07-08 13:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today vetoed House Bill 1696, a measure that would have imposed a temporary moratorium on court-ordered countywide reassessments.

2008-06-24 03:02:19

By Ryan Alessi, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jun. 24--FRANKFORT -- Gov. Steve Beshear and key lawmakers spent much of Monday congratulating each other for finally coming together to prop up the financially teetering state employee pension system.

2006-05-11 17:53:23

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - A grand jury indicted Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher on Thursday with illegally hiring workers on the basis of their political allegiance. Fletcher has denounced the probe of his administration as politically motivated.

2005-08-29 18:57:05

FRANKFORT, Kentucky (Reuters) - Kentucky's Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher on Monday declared an amnesty for anyone charged in an ongoing investigation of illegal political hiring of state workers.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.