Andy Beshear

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  Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed a bill that attempts to change the venue for lawsuits that challenge the constitutionality of a law, executive order or state agency action.


  Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed several bills that would limit his powers during the coronavirus pandemic and give the legislature more power during states of emergency.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 3,053 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the fourth highest Tuesday for confirmed cases in the state since the beginning of the pandemic.

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  Kentucky’s Republican House Speaker David Osborne says a committee will be formed to determine whether Gov. Andy Beshear should be impeached, after four citizens submitted a petition asking for it.

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  The Kentucky legislature passed several bills on to Gov. Andy Beshear’s desk on Saturday, including measures tweaking the governor’s powers during the coronavirus pandemic and limiting abortions.

  Congressman James Comer in a statement Wednesday said he and his staff are safe at the U.S. Capitol following pro-Trump extremists breaching and overrunning federal complex, resulting in violence. 

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 On Monday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear delivered his daily briefing on coronavirus, which is surging across the Ohio Valley. Eleven more Kentuckians had died that day. Then the governor provided an update on an especially worrisome outbreak at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center near Lexington, one of four long-term care facilities dedicated to veterans in the state. Since the virus hit the facility in October, he said, 22 veterans have died there.

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About a year ago, Andy Beshear stood on stage at the C2 event space in downtown Louisville, declaring victory for his gubernatorial campaign.

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  The extended utilities moratorium issued by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is set to end next week. Two local utilities companies report working with customers for past-due balances while also managing large debt as a result. 


Kentucky Senate Republicans intend to file a bill that would prevent the unemployment office from “clawing back” money mistakenly paid to people who self-quarantined.