Andy Beshear

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear led a discussion panel, made up of regional addiction specialists and healthcare leaders, in Mayfield on Thursday about how to best tackle the ongoing opioid epidemic in west Kentucky. Panel leaders repeatedly said that addiction prevention in many cases starts at home. 


Andy Beshear, Matt Bevin, official photos

  Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andy Beshear has agreed to five televised debates with incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin ahead of November’s general election, and the first one is in west Kentucky. 


The Paducah Chamber of Commerce will host the first debate in partnership with TV station WPSD on October 3.


The rest of the debates are also scheduled for October:


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While Kentucky lawmakers worked Tuesday on a pension-relief bill he wants them to pass, Gov. Matt Bevin was in Colorado for a partisan event that he says let him talk trade issues with the vice president.

Ryland Barton

Attorney General Andy Beshear is appealing to Kentucky veterans with a set of health-related programs and policies he’d work toward if elected governor in November.

Liz Schlemmer, WFPL

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear took another jab at Governor Matt Bevin Friday, one day after scoring a win in their on-going battle over whether the state will discipline teachers for participating in “sickouts” that closed Jefferson County Public Schools six days this spring.

J. Tyler Franklin / WFPL

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin put $2 million of his own money into his reelection campaign last month in preparation for his November showdown with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Ryland Barton / Kentucky Public Radio

After a nasty primary election, Democratic candidate for governor Andy Beshear campaigned with his former rival Adam Edelen at an event in Louisville on Wednesday.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

The political action committee for the Kentucky Education Association, the state’s teachers’ union and largest educator member organization, has unanimously endorsed Democrat Andy Beshear for governor.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Democratic candidates for constitutional offices in Kentucky are mounting a united offensive aimed at sending Republican Governor Matt Bevin and members of his administration home in November. Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear joined candidates for Treasurer, Auditor and Secretary of State Friday night in Murray for the annual Purchase Area Jefferson Jackson Dinner.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has joined 15 other states in supporting a Trump administration rule that would allow small businesses to sign up for health insurance plans that don’t comply with protections required by the Affordable Care Act.