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Beshear, Steve Governor

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This series represents the Governor's Blog. A blog (a contract ion of the term "weblog") is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual (in this case the governor) with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of ev ents, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse- chronological order. The ability for readers to leave comments in an interactive format is an important part of many blogs. T he Blog provides a medium through which the governor can elaborate on policy positions, provide real-time updates and gai n feedback from readers across the state . The Blog is historically important as it demonstrates how the Governor's Office is embracing new me dia technologies to increase communication and facilitate discussions across the Commonwealth. Like a regular website, a typical blog combines text, images, links to other blogs, Web pages, and other media related to its topic. Most blogs are primarily textual, although some may contain photographs, videos, and audio. The Go vernor's blog will commonly link to press releases, speeches, and other media and items found on the Governor's website and other agency sites throughout state government.

Kentucky. Governor's Office

This series documents speeches created and generated in the Press Office for the Governor with the assistance of various aides and Cabinet staff. Speeches are typed and printed in the Press Office. Sometimes copies are dispersed to the media or others that may request it, depending on the topic or issue. A speech will focus on the directions or actions the Governor and staff will take for causes that he feels need attention, such as the budget /state spending, health care, or education, among many others. Speeches may also be retained in audio or video format, or may be disseminated on the Internet. Series contains: Speeches, which may be in written, audio or video format.

Kentucky. Governor's Office

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