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2014-04-14 16:26:35

FRANKFORT, Ky., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and CEO of Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the parent company of blu eCigs, today praised legislation signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, which will bar minors from buying electronic cigarettes, as an example of responsible regulation. "Legislation that prevents the sale or distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors is the right thing to do," said Mr. Kessler, who attended the bill...

2014-03-07 16:22:38

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chief executive officer of Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., Janie Miller, has been elected vice chair of the board of directors of the National Alliance of State Health CO-OPs (NASHCO). Miller was elected Feb. 24 at NASHCO's annual meeting in Washington, DC. She succeeds Dr. Martin Hickey, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections. Hickey was elected chair of the board at...

2014-01-31 23:31:22

Louisville texting while driving accident attorney Rob Shelton is asked about a news story stating that governor Steve Beshear is considering “no-phone zones” on roads. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Commenting on a news story indicating that Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is floating the idea of implementing “no-phone zones,” Louisville texting accident attorney Rob Shelton of Shelton Law Group said today that such measures could go a long way toward increasing highway...

2013-06-12 12:28:10

Investment of nearly $35 million will create more than 90 manufacturing jobs for innovative medicines SOMERSET, N.J., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalent Pharma Solutions, a leading global drug delivery technology and advanced supply solutions company, has announced a major expansion of its controlled release drug manufacturing facility in Winchester, Kentucky. The company is to invest nearly $35 million to expand the 100,000 square-foot facility by almost 80,000 square feet of...

2013-04-14 23:00:46

Balluff's expansion includes renovation of their existing facility and construction of a new 48,000-square-foot building that will be used for customer support, training, sales and marketing. This new project will add at least 24 new jobs to the Northern Kentucky area. Florence, KY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Balluff Inc. broke ground on its new building in Florence, Kentucky on Thursday, April 11. The Governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear attended the ceremonial event along with other community...

2013-02-14 12:25:37

FRANKFORT, Ky., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Steve Beshear and former UK and NBA Basketball great Derek Anderson spoke to hundreds of Kentuckians from across the state who gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to urge the General Assembly to pass HB 190 - a comprehensive smoke-free law that will cover all indoor workplaces and public places in Kentucky. The bill, introduced by Representatives Susan Westrom (D-79) and Julie Raque-Adams (R-32), overwhelmingly passed...

2012-11-19 16:26:48

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), which represents makers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, joined Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Senator Robert Stivers, the Kentucky Pharmacists Association, the Kentucky Retail Federation and other leaders to launch the commonwealth's new voluntary retail Anti-Smurfing Campaign. This initiative educates potential "smurfers"-- those who buy pseudoephedrine and sell the product to another...

2012-10-02 02:23:29

HOUSTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today it is converting the feedstock for its Calvert City, Kentucky ethylene plant from propane to ethane along with increasing ethylene capacity from 450 million pounds per year to 630 million pounds per year. This expansion and feedstock conversion will enhance Westlake's vinyl chain integration and leverage low cost ethane being developed in the Marcellus shale area. In addition, Westlake announced...

2011-11-08 22:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The resounding victory tonight by Kentucky's Democratic Governor Steve Beshear sends a compelling message to politicians all across the United States. Coupled with the defeat of the anti-collective bargaining Issue 2 in Ohio, this message is unmistakably clear: American voters increasingly view attacks on workers, unions, and collective bargaining as counter-productive to the task of collectively addressing our continuing economic misery....

2011-08-26 09:35:00

CORBIN, Ky., Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrollAndToad.Com, the world's largest online retailer of collectible games, continues its exponential growth and success in the retail sector, and has made the Inc. 5000 List for the second consecutive year. TrollAndToad.Com's recognition was due to its being the 1063rd fastest-growing privately-held company in America and achieving 285% revenue growth over the past three years. "We are honored to be part of the Inc. 5000 as it is a testament,...