Governor Matt Bevin

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Facing a groundswell of opposition from public workers for his proposed pension changes, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin compared them to drowning victims on Tuesday in that "you just need to knock them out and drag them to shore."

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Gov. Matt Bevin has appealed the ruling that struck down changes to the state’s pension systems. The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear the case on Sept 20.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear spoke about his family’s roots in west Kentucky and his visions for the area during his Paducah stop in his statewide tour this week. 

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is trying to capitalize on Gov. Matt Bevin’s unpopularity with school teachers. He’s focusing his run for governor on public education and has selected a rural high school administrator as his running mate.

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Gov. Matt Bevin says the judge who struck down Kentucky’s pension law is "not a very competent attorney," predicting that the ruling will be overturned because the legislation "doesn’t do much."

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Kentucky's Republican governor says the judge who struck down a pension law he signed is terrible at his job and makes decisions based on politics.

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A judge has struck down changes made to Kentucky’s pension systems earlier this year, ruling that lawmakers violated the state constitution by rushing the bill to passage in a matter of hours.

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 A federal judge could decide this week if Kentucky can move forward with changes to its Medicaid program. 

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A social-justice organization is requesting a copy of a rule mentioned by a police officer when its members were denied group access into Kentucky's Capitol following an outdoor rally.

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Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. has denied a request by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin to disqualify a judge from ruling on a lawsuit challenging the legality of a bill that overhauls the state's pension system.

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