Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - During his year-end news conference, Governor Matt Bevin spoke about his successes this year, like record capital investments and nearly 16,500 new jobs.

He also discussed the challenges ahead for 2018, such as pension and tax reform and a budget process that should involve major cuts.

WHAS11 Political Editor Chris Williams also asked questions about Bevin's opinion on the success of his controversial plan to end violence in Louisville by asking people to pray and the budget for the Louisville Metro Police department.

FULL CONFERENCE VIDEO HERE: Gov. Bevin holds year-end news conference