LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Rocky Adkins, Governor Andy Beshear’s Senior Advisor, stated he’s proud to face beside somebody who’s for the individuals as Governor Beshear secures a second time period.
“We nonetheless bought work to do, and I look ahead to it over these subsequent 4 years,” stated Adkins.
Rocky Adkins is aware of first-hand what it’s prefer to run towards Governor Beshear. He ran towards him and misplaced in 2019 within the race to safe the Democratic Get together nomination for governor.
“After that race was over, I feel the governor, and not using a query, referred to as me, and he stated, ‘Look, you’ve got 33 years of expertise within the Home of Representatives. Come and be part of me,’” stated Adkins.
So he did. Adkins grew to become Governor Beshear’s senior advisor.
“Now we have an unbelievable relationship, an unbelievable friendship. So, right here I stand tonight, and I have a good time this victory.”
Adkins stated over the past 4 years, he’s seen a governor unite the individuals as an alternative of divide the individuals. He stated underneath Beshear’s robust management, they’ve had a stage of momentum he’s by no means seen in his lifetime.
“I feel the individuals of Kentucky actually imagine they know this governor. They noticed his compassion, they noticed his coronary heart, they noticed him day by day along with his work ethic carrying about with compassion the individuals of Kentucky,” stated Adkins.
Adkins says for the subsequent 4 years, they hope to chop the ribbon on the Mountain Parkway enlargement undertaking, set up build-ready industrial websites all through Japanese Kentucky, construct out the broadband he stated the governor is dedicated to, safe pay raises for educators and extra.
“This governor goes to provide lots of consideration to all of Kentucky. We’re going to proceed to have that work ethic that it takes to get it executed, and we’re going to do it collectively,” stated Adkins.
When requested about his political future and doable run for governor in 2027, Adkins stated he had “gasoline left within the tank.” He expressed that he’ll see the place that goes, however for now, he’s centered on the subsequent 4 years with Governor Beshear.
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