Gov. Matt Bevin

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 Tennessee Governor Bill Lee endorsed Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s reelection bid Friday during a Republican campaign event in west Kentucky.

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  A judge has ruled that Gov. Matt Bevin had the authority to fire two staffers who worked for Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton earlier this year.

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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin touted Kentucky's economic performance under his leadership Friday while Democratic challenger Andy Beshear promoted his plans to swiftly reverse the incumbent's decisions on health care and education if he's elected.

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Coal miners who went without pay when mining company Blackjewel declared bankruptcy this June are one step closer to receiving lost wages. The checks come weeks after some of the miners ended a long-running protest, and months after the federal Department of Labor first intervened to allege the company violated labor laws in the month before it folded.


The Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park will receive $5.4 million dollars to make infrastructure repairs and safety improvements.

Ryland Barton

Gov. Matt Bevin says that if he’s reelected, he’ll push for changes to the state’s tax code, including a shift from the income tax to a sales tax and raising the state’s gas tax.

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Offering a glimpse into what a second term would look like, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Wednesday that his top priorities would echo themes he's emphasized since taking office — topped by fixing the state's chronic pension problems.

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Some parents of victims from the Marshall County High School shooting are asking for an apology from Democrat Attorney General Andy Beshear about comments Beshear made at a gubernatorial debate in Lexington. 

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  The Marshall County Judge-Executive sent an open letter Thursday to Attorney General Andy Beshear, asking the Democratic gubernatorial candidate to clarify comments made at Tuesday’s debate in Lexington. 

Elena Kuhn

Three weeks before Election Day, some public school teachers in Kentucky are pressing voters to make Matt Bevin a one-term governor.