Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson http://wfpl.org en Gov. Steve Beshear: Abramson Would've Made a 'Great Governor' http://wfpl.org/post/gov-steve-beshear-abramson-wouldve-made-great-governor <p>Steve Beshear and Jerry Abramson have been friends and allies for three decades. The friendship culminated with Gov. Beshear choosing the former Louisville mayor to be his running mate for the 2011 election.</p><p>But on Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Abramson announced that he <a href="/post/jerry-abramson-wont-run-kentucky-governor">won't seek the governor's office in 2015</a>—he instead wants to focus on advocating for education.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 10:49:59 +0000 Joseph Lord 6388 at http://wfpl.org Gov. Steve Beshear: Abramson Would've Made a 'Great Governor' Abramson: Tax Reform Legislation Not Likely This Session, Best Chance May be 2014 http://wfpl.org/post/abramson-tax-reform-legislation-not-likely-session-best-chance-may-be-2014 <p>The head of Kentucky's Blue Ribbon Tax Commission says he thinks the prospects for tax reform are good — but they're unlikely to be approved during the current legislative session.</p><p>Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson spoke in Bowling Green today about his commission's 54 proposed changes to the state's tax code.</p><p>He says he thinks the best time to take on the issue, if not in&nbsp;a special session&nbsp;later this&nbsp;year, would be&nbsp;the 2014&nbsp;General Assembly session.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:45:13 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Kevin Willis 3716 at http://wfpl.org Abramson: Tax Reform Legislation Not Likely This Session, Best Chance May be 2014