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4:08 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Gov. Steve Beshear Prepared to Call Special Legislative Session to Tackle List of Issues

Steve Beshear
Credit Kentucky Governor's Office

Kentucky lawmakers return to Frankfort Tuesday for the start of the 2013 legislative session, and Gov. Steve Beshear is already predicting the need to go past the 30 days scheduled for work.

“We’ve got pension reform we need to deal with, tax reform, redistricting at some point will need to be dealt with, raising the drop-out age from 16 to 18, and a lot of other issues," Beshear said.

"And that’s a whole lot to address in a very short session.”

The General Assembly will convene for four days this week then meet again in February.

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