Gov. Andy Beshear

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  Off-duty police officers hired to do security at Kentucky public schools would be required to carry guns under a bill sponsored by a top Republican in the state Senate.

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Kentucky leaders are encouraging people to join the fight against hunger. 

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is set to give his first State of the Commonwealth speech to lawmakers and a statewide television audience.

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  Four west Kentucky communities are the recipients of federal grants totaling more than $2 million combined for many different projects. 

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Gov. Andy Beshear has set a date for two special elections to fill vacancies in the state House of Representatives. The seats were vacated by two longtime Democratic representatives who joined Beshear’s administration shortly after he was inaugurated on Dec. 10.

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  Gov. Andy Beshear will not move forward with former Gov. Matt Bevin’s controversial changes to Kentucky’s Medicaid program. Beshear made the announcement Monday, within his first week in office.

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A Murray man will help recommend appointments to various state boards and commissions in Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration.

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Gov. Andy Beshear has named an acting and interim commissioner of the Kentucky Board of Education following Thursday’s resignation of Commissioner Wayne Lewis.


Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear fulfilled another of his “week one” campaign promises on Thursday by signing an executive order to automatically restore voting rights to people with nonviolent felonies who have completed their sentences. He estimated the move would allow more than 140,000 people to vote.

WATCH: Inauguration Parade and Swearing In

Dec 10, 2019
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Democrat Andy Beshear was sworn in as Kentucky's governor during a private ceremony early Tuesday, just after midnight in the Governor's Mansion.