Heiner drops second ad of 2015 highlighting jobs message

02/02/2015 10:45 AM

Republican gubernatorial candidate Hal Heiner is wasting no time getting on the air and staying there during the four-way GOP primary for governor.

Heiner released his second television ad of the year Monday focusing on his “outsider” message promising to “get Kentucky working again.”

“As Governor, I’ll fight mandates like Obamacare, Common Core and the War on Coal,” Heiner says in the ad. “It’s time to put career politicians last and Kentucky families first.”

The 30-second spot introduces Heiner as a “successful businessman, conservative and man of faith.”

Gov. Steve Beshear, who is term-limited in the post, has defended Kentucky’s economy saying the state is “back with a vengeance” in his State of the Commonwealth address in early January.

Beshear told reporters recently that he doesn’t have to apologize to anyone for the economic position of the state calling wedge issues like right-to-work “politics.”

Heiner faces state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, Louisville investor Matt Bevin and former state Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott in the May GOP primary.

About Nick Storm

Nick Storm is the Anchor and Managing Editor of Pure Politics, the only nightly program dedicated to Kentucky politics. Nick covers all of the political heavyweights and his investigative work brings to light issues that might otherwise go unnoticed, like the connection between the high profile Steubenville, Ohio rape and a Kentucky hacker whose push for further investigation could put him in federal prison. Nick is also working on a feature length bio documentary Outlaw Poet: A documentary on Ron Whitehead. Follow Nick on Twitter @NickStorm_cn2. Nick can be reached at 502-792-1107 or nicholas.storm@twcnews.com.

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