Attorney General Andy Beshear

Ryland Barton

A day after Gov. Matt Bevin signed a bill overhauling retirement benefits for public workers, Attorney General Andy Beshear has filed a lawsuit to try and block it.

Ryland Barton

  Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general says he’ll go to court to challenge the pension overhaul bill passed by lawmakers in the Republican-controlled General Assembly Thursday night.

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Democratic Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear called the latest Republican-led effort to overhaul the pension system through an amended wastewater bill “government at its worst.”

Andy Beshear, official photo

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wants to see final approval of a federal bill that allows owners of websites like ‘Back Page’ to be prosecuted for crimes like human trafficking. The U.S. House and Senate have both passed the legislation H.R. 1865. It now has to be signed by President Donald Trump to become law.

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Kentucky residents who use Facebook are among 50 million people asking if their personal information is part of what may be a massive breach of privacy.

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said he is one of 37 state law enforcement officials who sent a letter the social media giant in an attempt to shed light on the massive security breach.

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A bill limiting how much outside attorneys can earn when hired by the state was passed by Kentucky's Republican lawmakers on Thursday, despite objections that it would hurt the attorney general's ability to win large awards from corporate wrongdoers.

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Attorney General Beshear is suing AmerisourceBergen for what he alleges are deceptive business practices that have flooded the commonwealth with opioids.


Kentucky's attorney general says a public pension overhaul proposed by Republican lawmakers would not withstand court challenges likely to follow if the measure becomes law.


  Cardinal Health is being sued for contributing to Kentucky’s opioid epidemic that claimed more than 14-hundred lives last year.  

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is suing San Francisco-based opioid distributor McKesson Corporation for allegedly “flooding” the commonwealth with opioids.