Governor Matt Bevin addressed concerns about the embattled Benefind system during a press conference on Thursday
FRANKFORT, Ky. – House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Friday that Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the legal authority to make the 4.5 percent funding cut he imposed on state universities and colleges on Thursday.
“The only time the governor by statute can reduce an appropriation is if the revenues don’t meet the projections. …The statute clearly says he cannot reduce an appropriation without that happening,” Stumbo told reporters before the House went into session Friday afternoon.
Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, said there is no c…