executive orders http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Senate OKs Bill Stripping Governor of Power to Implement Regulations http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-senate-oks-bill-stripping-governor-power-implement-regulations <p>FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would amend the state constitution and remove the governor's ability to implement regulations.</p><p></p><p>Senate Republican Floor Leader Damon Thayer says the legislature should be able to review regulations like the <a href="/post/kentucky-expanding-medicaid-under-affordable-care-act-gov-steve-beshear-says">Affordable Care Act </a>and <a href="/term/common-core">Common Core</a> school standards—both&nbsp;implemented by Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear&nbsp;through regulatory means.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:45:59 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8505 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Senate OKs Bill Stripping Governor of Power to Implement Regulations Pence Signs 15 Executive Orders During First Day In Office http://wfpl.org/post/pence-signs-15-executive-orders-during-first-day-office New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is telling several state agencies they must consider the effect any new regulations would have on families.<p> That was among 15 executive orders that Pence signed in the governor's office a few hours after his inauguration.<p> Pence proposed the family impact statements during his campaign. He says he wants to ensure that "intact married families" aren't hurt by state rules. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:35:38 +0000 Associated Press 3420 at http://wfpl.org Pence Signs 15 Executive Orders During First Day In Office