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State government has too often been used to look out for the insiders and not the citizens. This has insulated poverty from progress, and need from remedy.

 
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Ernie Fletcher
Ernie Fletcher
  • Born: November 12, 1952
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Ernest Lee Fletcher is an American physician and politician. In 1998, he was elected to the first of three consecutive terms in the United States House of Representatives; he resigned in 2003 after being elected the 60th governor of Kentucky and served until 2007. Prior to his entry into politics, Fletcher was a family practice physician and a Baptist lay minister. He is the second physician to be elected Governor of Kentucky; the first was Luke P. Blackburn in 1879. He is a member of the Republican Party.

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