Urging Vaccine Sign-Up

Urging Vaccine Sign-Up Gov. Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians to sign up for thousands of open vaccination appointments next week, warning that the state is in a race to head off the threat from COVID-19 variants.At least 16,000 appointments are still open for COVID-19 shots next week in several Kentucky communities, the governor said…

AppalachiaCorps

AppalachiaCorps A paid summer internship program is set to launch this summer called AppalachiaCorps.The two to four-month internship program is designed to help students who are driven and want to serve their community. This internship opportunity will help them learn and research in Eastern Kentucky and the greater Appalachian region. Officials says students will…

Governor’s School For Entrepreneurs

Governor’s School For Entrepreneurs The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs will add a second summer session this year to accommodate increasing demand, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office said.The program allows Kentucky high school students to focus on product innovation during a three-week residential program. Teams of students develop a business model, design a prototype and pitch…

Beshear Vetoes Disclosure Bill

Beshear Vetoes Disclosure Bill Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed a bill that would have shielded an array of information about judges, police and prosecutors from public scrutiny in the state.The measure passed shortly before the legislative session ended and had drawn a backlash from open-records advocates.The governor’s veto kills the measure this year,…