Martha Layne Collins (Short Answer)
Collins was the 56th governor of Kentucky. She was the first and only female governor to date in the state's history. Passionate for education, she made kintergarden required for all kids and instituted more rimedial programs. She increased teacher's salaries and helped raise the university enrollment by nearly 30%. She passed more drunk driving laws and one of her biggest succusses was bringing Toyota's car plant to Georgetown, Ky.