I’m not a big fan of “The Best of…” or “12 Favorite Photos of 2013” or “2013: The Year of the…” (insert your favorite superlative here). But even before we say goodbye to the old year, we’re busily preparing to cover the Frankfort political scene when the General Assembly convenes in just a few days.
Are you ready?
In a round of end-of-old-year/first-of-New Year conversations, Gov. Steve Beshear appears eager to welcome legislators back to Frankfort. I spoke with him for One to One and he spelled out an ambitious agenda for the upcoming session, including more funds for the Kentucky education system, state budget concerns that must be addressed, and his thoughts about comprehensive tax reform.
Here’s an excerpt where Beshear discusses his number one priority:
The governor also talks about the difficult, behind-the-scenes work that will be required to address tax reform during the session.
Finally, Beshear explains the challenges he and legislators will face in crafting a new state budget.
You can watch my One to One conversation with Gov. Beshear on Sunday at 1 p.m. on KET.