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Kentucky Governor’s Race
The information below was compiled by official actions, candidate websites, and a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization.
Andy Beshear (D)
Daniel Cameron (R)
4 Beshear vetoed SB 150 (2023), which protects Kentucky school kids from controversial LGBT indoctrination in K-12 public school classrooms, makes clear that bathroom and locker room policy corresponds to biological sex, and prohibits gender medical procedures of minors. Beshear also vetoed SB 83 (2022), which kept boys off girls’ sports teams.
5 Should able-bodied adults (age 19-64) have to work, volunteer, attend school or receive job training for at least 20 hours per week? AP News, “Kentucky governor rescinds planned Medicaid work requirement,” December 26, 2019.
6 Beshear vetoed HB 8 (2022), which codified the process to reduce the state income tax. He said reducing the income tax “threatens Kentucky’s economic future.”
7 AG Cameron has defended numerous pro-life laws in court, and as a result, all abortion facilities are closed in Kentucky.
8 AG Cameron defended the religious liberty rights of Kentuckians to worship on Easter during the COVID lockdowns.
9 AG Cameron appealed a KY Supreme Court decision that stated tax-credit scholarship funds are unconstitutional in Kentucky.
10 AG Cameron supported and defended SB 150.
11 AG Cameron supports work requirements for Medicaid.
12 AG Cameron supports eliminating the income tax.
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