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Published on Apr 1, 2014
Last week's state budget negotiations were contentious and punctuated with high-decibel schisms, but Kentucky lawmakers did pass a spending plan on time. A deal on the $20 billion, two-year budget finally came in the early morning hours of the fifth day of talks. One firestorm ignited as Senate President Robert Stivers (R-Manchester) sought assurance from House Democrats they would defend a compromise budget by overriding any gubernatorial vetoes. It was a pledge House Speaker Greg Stumbo (D-Prestonsburg) would not make. They spoke on March 29, 2014.