Perhaps in response to a television ad by the Republican Governors Association criticizing the job losses in Kentucky, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear is pushing his economic credentials in two new campaign ads that begin airing statewide this week.

The first 30-second spot features Beshear and his running mate, former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson, talking about job attraction initiatives and making government more efficient.

Check it out.

From cn|2:

The other commercial is pretty much the same thing, but with business owners saying it instead of the candidates. Earlier this month, the RGA blasted the governor’s jobs record in what some observers said was a test of the field by the GOP.

Beshear is running against Republican candidate David Williams and independent Gatewood Galbraith in the fall election.