Few things are as clear-cut or urgent as the need to get Kentucky's children off to a healthy start in life.
One, whether you're a parent or a politician, it's a moral obligation. I firmly believe that. Two, Kentucky's future depends on our ability to create a talented, inquisitive and productive work force.
One year ago, my administration launched an aggressive plan to tackle head on one of the biggest hurdles to our children's and our state's future: Lack of health insurance.