Andy Beshear

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office on Friday denied a request made by Paducah-based attorneys to investigate the McCracken County attorney’s handling of sexual misconduct investigations at McCracken County High School earlier this year.

Ryland Barton

A judge has denied Gov. Matt Bevin’s request that he no longer preside over a lawsuit against the state’s investigation into protesting teachers.

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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear is proposing a $2,000 across-the-board pay raise for Kentucky's teachers.

Ryland Barton / Kentucky Public Radio

Kentucky’s attorney general is accusing the state Labor Cabinet of negligence following the bankruptcy of Blackjewel Mining in Harlan County. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear is touring unions in the west Kentucky region promoting what he calls his “Kitchen Table Agenda.” Beshear stopped at the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 184 in Paducah on Tuesday afternoon. He was at IUOE Local 181 in Henderson in the morning.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's office is weighing in on the personnel spat between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.

Liam Niemeyer, WKMS

The 139th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic on Saturday brought barbecue, bingo and heaps of political mudslinging. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

  The 139th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic on Saturday in Graves County saw two bitter political rivals -- Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear and Governor Republican Matt Bevin -- taking turns on stage bashing each other in a battle for governor.


Liam Niemeyer / WKMS

  Kentucky statewide Democratic candidates rallied supporters and practiced jabs against their Republican opponents Friday night at the annual Mike Miller Bean Dinner in Marshall County, ahead of Saturday’s Fancy Farm Picnic. The Democratic dinner is one of many political events in the region ahead of the picnic.


Gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Andy Beshear used the dinner as an opportunity to attack specific members of Governor Matt Bevin’s administration.


Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Republican Governor Matt Bevin says his Democratic rival is “a buffoon” in response to a call for the firing of the state Labor Cabinet secretary over Blackjewel coal and unpaid miners