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    KDFWR intrigue

    Anyone here have insight into the continuing saga of the Beshear administration vs. Rich Storm?

    I seriously doubt that folks in the administration are unaware KDFWR doesn't receive state funding. So the administration's argument for the single year contract due to a budget shortfall rings a little hollow. I have no idea who's right on the legal arguments between Beshear and KDFWR/Cameron about who can/can't fire whom, etc. In any case I'm assuming there's either more to this story that hasn't yet been reported OR it's a continuation of the turf war between Beshear and Cameron and KDFWR is collateral damage. Typical Kentucky politics?

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    Not sure it is typical politics. Beshear has 75% less chance of getting re-elected than Bevin ever had. It would be wise for the sportsmen and women of Ky to keep a very close eye on him. It is clear he doesn’t mind overstepping and not so clear when checks and balances come into play. KDFWR is not a play toy for frankfort swamp!

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    Beshear tried to take money from Fish&Game that came from boat tag fees and I think also tried to take money that Fed gave Ky to fight the asian carp but it got stopped; so the little dictator has a ax to grind.

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    Politics for sure!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimE View Post
    Not sure it is typical politics. Beshear has 75% less chance of getting re-elected than Bevin ever had.
    I don't know. Last poll I saw, from around April, showed he was doing well. But that's still a long way off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buickfan70 View Post
    Beshear tried to take money from Fish&Game that came from boat tag fees and I think also tried to take money that Fed gave Ky to fight the asian carp but it got stopped; so the little dictator has a ax to grind.
    Got a source?

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    Quote Originally Posted by buickfan70 View Post
    Beshear tried to take money from Fish&Game that came from boat tag fees and I think also tried to take money that Fed gave Ky to fight the asian carp but it got stopped; so the little dictator has a ax to grind.
    Bevin was after it too. They all want it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcb View Post
    Bevin was after it too. They all want it.
    True. Bevin didn’t overreach like beshear though. Also, bevin got kicked to curb. Zero doubt this is a one term administration if he isn’t recalled. Piss off the hunters and anglers of Ky, send troopers to church services, “quarantine” interstate travel? He is a couple more orders from being recalled.

    Can’t wait to see how he deals with teachers union striking after so many of us were deemed “essential”.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimE View Post
    True. Bevin didn’t overreach like beshear though.
    Not that you read in the paper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimE View Post
    Can’t wait to see how he deals with teachers union striking after so many of us were deemed “essential”.
    How's that pension deal going with Beshear? Beshear was supposed to be the teachers' saving grace after they all got their feelings hurt by Bevin with his dose of reality and him telling it like it is....at least Bevin was doing quite a bit to try and fix the problem instead of kicking the can down the road like Beshear has done since taking office.

    All I've seen of teachers lately is their self-entitlement coming out again, complaining about having to go back to work. There have been a lot of people who have had to work continuously throughout this COVID-19 ordeal with no bonuses or demanding high praise; why do teachers seem to think they are above these people?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcb View Post
    Not that you read in the paper.
    So, he didn’t overreach at all? Because we both know the papers and media in Ky would be all over it! The war on asian carp dollars, funded by everyone who owns and licenses a boat, were at risk until just recently! This link is just another one of his shenanigans

    https://www.kentucky.com/news/politi...244205397.html

    https://www.kentucky.com/news/politi...244567117.html

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    I'm saying Bevin did his share of overreaching too, but it didn't all make the papers. They ALL want that KDFWR $$$ and it kills them there's a big chunk of government they don't control.

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