Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office
Gov. Beshear Congratulates Rep. Rollins on New Job, Sets Special Election
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear today congratulated Rep. Carl Rollins on his appointment as director and chief executive officer of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) and the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation (KHESLC). As a result of the new position, Rep. Rollins has resigned his legislative seat.
“I thank Rep. Rollins for his service as a state representative, and I applaud his years of work on education issues, particularly on the graduation bill that will keep our kids in school. Carl has been a champion for Kentucky children, and a respected colleague in our legislature,” said Gov. Beshear. “I wish him the best as he takes on this important job helping our students pursue higher education.”
Gov. Beshear will call for a special election on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, to fill Rep. Rollins’ 56th District House seat.