Governor Matt Bevin

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Governor Matt Bevin’s budget speech Tuesday night contained some sobering news for those in the higher education community.

Gov. Matt Bevin unveils his proposal tonight for how Kentucky state government should spend a little more than $20 billion over the next two years.

The much-anticipated budget address will provide a granular glimpse into the new governor’s priorities and just how he plans to put the state’s “financial house in order,” as he’s promised.

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Kentuckians seeking to run for Congress or Senate as a Democrat or Republican have until this afternoon to officially declare a candidacy.

Through Monday afternoon, only a handful of Kentuckians were vying for the jobs.

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Join WKMS Tuesday evening for live coverage of Governor Matt Bevin's State of the Commonwealth/Budget Address. This address begins at 6 p.m. (Central Time). We thank KET for making this broadcast possible.

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When Gov. Matt Bevin offers his first state budget proposal on Tuesday, it’s unclear how much money — if any — will be set aside for the Kentucky Arts Council, which just celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Rumors have swirled on social media and in arts social circles during the past couple days concerning the future of the state agency.

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Less than a week before Gov. Matt Bevin gives his formal state budget proposal, Republican Senate President Robert Stivers, Bevin’s ally, gave an ominous prediction.

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Kentucky highway projects could be delayed because of a $112.5 million cut to the state Transportation Cabinet budget.

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There’s a long road ahead in the upcoming legislative session in Frankfort, and several key players in Kentucky’s legislature will be driving the wagon.

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A week from tomorrow lawmakers will converge on the State Capitol for the start of the 2016 general assembly session.  It will likely be a time to get a feel for new leadership.

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A key state legislator on the ex-felon voting rights issue says Gov. Matt Bevin contradicted his own logic on two high-profile issues addressed through executive orders.

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