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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.

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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.

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  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.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has announced the creation of a cold case unit to investigate and work with victims involved in the state’s huge backlog of sexual assault cases.

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  Kentucky's attorney general has chosen a former prosecutor to join his staff.

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  An aluminum company planning a state-subsidized $1.3 billion facility in Greenup County has released the names of its shareholders. Braidy Industries had been keeping those identities a secret.

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(Update: Beshear's office says they will appeal. See below)

A judge has ruled Gov. Matt Bevin had the power to reorganize several state education boards over the summer, but said the governor’s restructuring of a board that dealt with teacher disciplinary actions was unconstitutional.

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Kentucky’s hotel industry is being enlisted to help fight human trafficking. Attorney General Andy Beshear announced a new partnership Tuesday that will include a training program called “See Something-Say Something-Save a Life.” 

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