© 2023 Louisville Public Media

Public Files:
89.3 WFPL · 90.5 WUOL-FM · 91.9 WFPK

For assistance accessing our public files, please contact info@lpm.org or call 502-814-6500
89.3 WFPL News | 90.5 WUOL Classical 91.9 WFPK Music | KyCIR Investigations
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Stream: News Music Classical

Beshear: Work Continues To Address Budget Shortfall

From Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeighKentucky Governor Steve Beshear says his administration continues to look for ways to address a huge, projected state budget deficit.Governor Beshear huddled with administration officials over the holiday weekend, continuing the search for ways to address a projected $456 million state budget shortfall.Once his plan comes together, which he says shouldn’t be too much longer, he intends to take it to the people.“We’re going to move as fast as we can, but we’ve got to do it responsibly and thoughtfully. And that’s what we’re going to do. It’s a tremendous problem for us and as we all know, it’s atremendous problem all across this country,” Beshear said Monday.Asked if he’s still considering calling a special session in January, Beshear replied, “All options are still on the table.”

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.

Can we count on your support?

Louisville Public Media depends on donations from members – readers like you – for the majority of our funding. You can help make the next story possible with a donation of $10 or $20. We'll put your gift to work providing news and music for our diverse community.