Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Listen to Gov. Beshear's speech about child abuse files

Gov. Steve Beshear today (Nov. 29) has directed the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to open the records of cases in which child abuse or neglect resulted in a child fatality or near fatality.

This is a big win for all of those that wondered if there would ever be any light through the darkness of red tape and secrecy in the Cabinet.

Here is the mp3 of the speech:

A video, taken by David Thompson of the Kentucky Press Association can been seen here:

See this week's Standard for a full story and analysis.