Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin speaks during a joint session of the General Assembly in his State of the Commonwealth and Budget address at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin speaks during a joint session of the General Assembly in his State of the Commonwealth and Budget address at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Michael Reaves
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin speaks during a joint session of the General Assembly in his State of the Commonwealth and Budget address at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Michael Reaves

Look past Bevin’s budget spin. ‘Sacred cows’ escape again, but schools, health suffer.

January 17, 2018 12:12 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.