December 9, 2011 - 8:32pm
The Governor says next week's inauguration will be Spartan...
The Governor has pledged Kentucky’s 59th Inauguration will be economical – thanks to many cost-savings measures – but the all-day celebration will still feature many inaugural customs that have become synonymous with the event over the past 219 years.
During their swearing-in ceremony next Tuesday, December 13, Gov. Beshear and Lt. Gov.-elect Abramson will take Kentucky’s historic oath of office, which still features language regarding duels. The oath of office dates back to 1850 when concern over dueling and deaths that resulted from the...