BRADENTON, Fla. — The Kentucky General Assembly adjourned its special session Wednesday after plugging a $1 billion hole in the upcoming budget and creating a new bonding authority that will help the state finance some or all of its share of the $4 billion Ohio River Bridges Project.

Gov. Steve Beshear called lawmakers together June 15 after revenue projections were more than 5% under the approved fiscal 2010 budget. He also added several items to the agenda, including the new transportation authority.

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