Governor Matt Bevin

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The new chair of Kentucky’s Democratic Party is banking on voters pushing back against Republicans’ near-total control of state government and congressional offices.

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Kentucky is spending $500,000 dollars to create a telephone helpline for people with opioid addiction.

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Kentucky’s Medicaid commissioner says federal officials are “real close” to approving Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid system.

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(Update: Beshear's office says they will appeal. See below)

A judge has ruled Gov. Matt Bevin had the power to reorganize several state education boards over the summer, but said the governor’s restructuring of a board that dealt with teacher disciplinary actions was unconstitutional.

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Republican State Senator Danny Carroll of Paducah said he is supportive of the structure of Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed pension reform bill.

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Gov. Matt Bevin is taking his proposed pension changes on the road this week, pitching business groups across the state about his bill that would — among other things — move most future and some current state workers onto 401(k) style plans.

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  A judge has once again ruled that Kentucky has to pay the legal fees of those who successfully sued Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis in 2015 after she refused to give marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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  Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed Zachary Lewis Bloodworth, of Marion, as Magistrate for the Third District of Crittenden County.

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Gov. Matt Bevin and the Republican leaders of the state legislature will unveil a proposal to fix Kentucky’s ailing pension systems Wednesday morning.

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Lawmakers are still keeping tight-lipped on possible changes to the state’s pension systems, saying they’re still privately trying to get consensus among the Republican majority in the state legislature.

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