Frank Lassiter Appeals Court Reviews Case Stemming From Contract Probe By The Associated Press • Aug 22, 2018 belchonock / 123rf Stock Photo A Kentucky appeals court has delved into the case of an ex-state employee refusing to comply with Gov. Matt Bevin's investigation into a no-bid contract awarded by his predecessor. Gov. Bevin Asks Judge to Intervene in Gov. Beshear Contract Negotiation By The Associated Press • Nov 3, 2016 J. Tyler Franklin / WFPL A former state employee is refusing to comply with Republican Governor Matt Bevin's investigation into a no-bid contract awarded by his Democratic predecessor.