Governmental Appointments: GALLOWAY V. FLETCHER (COA 8/31/2007)

GALLOWAY V. FLETCHER
GOVERNMENT:  BOARD OF REGENTS APPOINTMENTS, GOVERNOR’S POWER, STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
2006-CA-002428
PUBLISHED: AFFIRMING
PANEL: HENRY PRESIDING; THOMPSON CONCURS; WINE DISSENTS WITH SEPARATE OPINION
COUNTY: FRANKLIN
DATE RENDERED: 8/31/2007

This was the case involving the govenor’s appointment of Murray State University regents from the second list of names.  In a case of statutory interpretation, the COA concluded the Governor is authorized by law to act as he did. 

By Michael Stevens

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