Governor Beshear Makes $4 Million in Emergency Cooling Program Funds Available

Governor Steve Beshear announced today that $4 million in federal funding will be made available beginning Monday, July 12, for summer cooling assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Attorney General’s Office Files Motion to Revoke Probation of Former Community Presence Caregiver

Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control today announced that they have asked Carter Circuit Court to revoke the probation of a former Community Presence caregiver. Last May, Branden Starostka, from Grayson, was sentenced to five years in the Kentucky Department of Corrections for wanton abuse of a vulnerable adult and tampering with physical evidence.

Governor announces job training opportunities for displaced workers

Governor Steve Beshear today announced Kentucky will receive a nearly $1 million On-the-Job Training (OJT) National Emergency Grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Funds will provide on-the-job training to approximately 160 long-term unemployed workers in Kentucky.