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Next month’s Kentucky Derby will draw thousands of guests to Louisville, but not all of them will come willingly. As this year’s Kentucky Derby approaches, Attorney General Andy Beshear said his office is ramping up efforts to identify and prosecute human traffickers.  

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A court hearing this morning will determine if Attorney General Andy Beshear can intervene in a lawsuit between Western Kentucky University and its student newspaper.

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The 2017 legislative session concluded last night, and a bevy of bills now await Gov. Matt Bevin’s signature or veto. A bill that would have limited the attorney general’s powers did not pass.

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The Kentucky state Senate has approved a bill that would let the governor, not the attorney general, be the voice of the state when filing amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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During a contentious committee hearing late Wednesday night, Republican lawmakers advanced a bill that would limit the powers of the state attorney general’s office.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Council of Churches say they are partnering in an effort to protect children from child abuse and seniors from scams.

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Legislation that would strip powers from the attorney general’s office and give them to the governor is still under consideration in the Kentucky General Assembly.

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Kentucky is making progress in addressing a backlog of untested rape kits.  

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has filed a motion to intervene in Kentucky State University’s lawsuit against University of Kentucky’s student newspaper the Kentucky Kernel.

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A bill that would take away some powers from the attorney general and give them to the governor likely will not pass this session. 

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