Gov. Matt Bevin

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The reelection campaign of Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin recently raised the ante in the November election, placing nearly $4 million worth of advertising on television and radio leading up to his showdown with Democratic challenger and Attorney General Andy Beshear.

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Gov. Matt Bevin's administration on Friday denied a license for an abortion clinic at Planned Parenthood's downtown Louisville location.

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Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration says 1,074 Kentucky teachers broke the law by calling in sick to protest at the state legislature this year and that the educators are eligible to be fined $1,000 each for every day missed.

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The University of Louisville has announced plans to purchase the KentuckyOne hospital system with the assistance of a $50 million loan from the state’s Economic Development Cabinet.

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Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Matt Bevin over the firings of two of her staffers earlier this year.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's office is weighing in on the personnel spat between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.

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A property tax appeals board has agreed the value of Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's mansion is still $2 million, after two years of wrangling with Bevin over the question.

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The 139th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic on Saturday brought barbecue, bingo and heaps of political mudslinging. 

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  The 139th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic on Saturday in Graves County saw two bitter political rivals -- Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear and Governor Republican Matt Bevin -- taking turns on stage bashing each other in a battle for governor.


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  Kentucky statewide Democratic candidates rallied supporters and practiced jabs against their Republican opponents Friday night at the annual Mike Miller Bean Dinner in Marshall County, ahead of Saturday’s Fancy Farm Picnic. The Democratic dinner is one of many political events in the region ahead of the picnic.


Gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Andy Beshear used the dinner as an opportunity to attack specific members of Governor Matt Bevin’s administration.