Governor Andy Beshear

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Gov. Andy Beshear says he will announce further steps on Monday to try to slow the spread of coronavirus in Kentucky. Beshear made the statement shortly after a meeting in which a White House coronavirus adviser recommended that the state close bars and reduce restaurant capacity.

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear confirmed the commonwealth’s second-highest daily increase in coronavirus cases at a media briefing Tuesday. 

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After Kentucky’s largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases Sunday, July 19, Governor Andy Beshear is announcing new actions to reduce the spread of the virus throughout the commonwealth.

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is extending the period for remote drivers license renewal as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the commonwealth. 

Transportation Secretary Jim Gray originally extended all drivers licenses set to expire during office closures by 90 days. With most judicial facilities open as of June 1, Beshear is allowing the 90-day extension to expire. 

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Kentuckians grappling with months of lost income due to coronavirus closures are looking to members of the General Assembly for help navigating the commonwealth’s unemployment bureaucracy.

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Education officials in Kentucky are working to reopen public schools as the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim lives throughout the commonwealth. Interim Education Commissioner Kevin Brown and Lieutenant Governor/Education and Workforce Development Secretary Jacqueline Coleman announced the first set of guidelines for schools during a press conference Wednesday in Frankfort. 

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The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives is awarding more than $220,000 in grants for local governments to preserve public records.

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is encouraging Kentuckians to maintain social distancing and continue wearing masks as coronavirus cases increase in the commonwealth.

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In light of social distancing, quarantining and widespread protests over racial injustice, mental health issues may be pushed to the forefront. 

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A top Beshear Administration official says David McAtee fired the first shot in an altercation earlier this month that left the Louisville man dead.