Kentucky will receive more than $10 million as a part of a multistate settlement against a global pharmaceutical distributor for allegedly improperly marketing and distributing opioid addiction recovery medication. A $300 million dollar multistate settlement against Indivior said they sold the meditation resulting in a misuse of state Medicaid funds.
Gov. Andy Beshear signed 29 more bills into law on Thursday, including a measure doing away with Kentucky’s automatic transfer law, which requires minors to be tried in adult court if they are charged with gun-related crimes.
A panel of lawmakers voted to dismiss petitions to impeach Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear and Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron on Tuesday, though the final decision lies with the full Kentucky House of Representatives.
It’s been almost three months since the grand jury heard evidence in the Breonna Taylor case, one of the most highly publicized police killings in 2020. Three of the jurors say they still live with it every day.