Gov. Steve Beshear, center, outlined his state budget proposal on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in the Capitol.  At left is budget director Mary Lassiter.  At right is Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson. Gov. Steve Beshear and his staff briefed the media on his budget proposal during a news conference at the Capitol, before he  unveiled the details to the General Assembly  in a speech to lawmakers at 7 p.m.  that night.   Photo by David Perry | Staff
Gov. Steve Beshear, center, outlined his state budget proposal on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in the Capitol. At left is budget director Mary Lassiter. At right is Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson. Gov. Steve Beshear and his staff briefed the media on his budget proposal during a news conference at the Capitol, before he unveiled the details to the General Assembly in a speech to lawmakers at 7 p.m. that night. Photo by David Perry | Staff HERALD-LEADER
Gov. Steve Beshear, center, outlined his state budget proposal on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in the Capitol. At left is budget director Mary Lassiter. At right is Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson. Gov. Steve Beshear and his staff briefed the media on his budget proposal during a news conference at the Capitol, before he unveiled the details to the General Assembly in a speech to lawmakers at 7 p.m. that night. Photo by David Perry | Staff HERALD-LEADER

Prosecutors, state police, courts to take budget hits under Beshear's proposal

January 18, 2012 12:00 AM

UPDATED November 10, 2015 04:29 PM

More Videos

  • Kentucky lawmaker dead in apparent suicide

    Rep. Dan Johnson, a Republican state legislator in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations, has died in an apparent suicide. Johnson was accused of of assaulting a teenage girl in 2013. Police investigated but closed the case and did not file charges.