Governor Matt Bevin

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A new state lawmaker from eastern Kentucky has become the first Republican to formally launch a campaign for governor as speculation continues over whether Gov. Matt Bevin will run for re-election.

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Gov. Matt Bevin and Republican state lawmakers lashed out at the Kentucky Supreme Court after it struck down the controversial pension bill that passed into law earlier this year.

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Kentucky's chief of information technology delved into changes he's made to the office he oversees, but he wasn't asked by state lawmakers on Thursday about the $215,000 salary increase he received this year from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.

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Gov. Matt Bevin has requested an emergency disaster declaration for Kentucky farmers after September’s severe storms battered Kentucky agriculture marring the quality and the yield for this season’s crops.

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After Kentucky lawmakers made changes to pension benefits for state workers earlier this year, some candidates are hoping to ride a wave of anger from teachers and other public workers into the statehouse.

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Governor Matt Bevin is holding a set of community forums in west Kentucky next week. 

Bevin is visiting Muhlenberg County on Monday to discuss economic development and other initiatives.

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin answered questions from Ballard County residents Thursday at a Town Hall meeting in Kevil. 

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Gov. Matt Bevin romanticized the harsh labor practice of indentured servitude during an event promoting Kentucky’s apprenticeship program to business leaders on Monday.

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Gov. Matt Bevin says former University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino is blaming everyone but himself for recent scandals at the university that led to his firing last year.

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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration could eliminate Kentucky's expanded Medicaid program to avoid a $300 million shortfall.