Governor Matt Bevin

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The Affordable Care Act in Kentucky has proved most beneficial for those living in areas of high poverty. A study from the University of Louisville says expanding Medicaid is largely credited with improving health care access to some of the state’s poorest individuals.

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  Jim Carroll started working for Kentucky’s state parks system in 1978 making $780 a month.

“So I knew the pay wasn’t good but I knew that it was a place where you could advance over time,” Carroll said. “It was stable, and retirement was part of that.”

Carroll later worked in the tourism cabinet and retired in 2009. Since then, he’s organized a group of concerned state pensioners called Kentucky Government Retirees.

via Glenda Wright's facebook page

A Murray State University senior is celebrating recent foster care legislation she helped create. Glenda Wright said she believes Kentucky’s foster care system is moving in the right direction.

Andy Beshear, Matt Bevin, official photos

Legislation that would strip powers from the attorney general’s office and give them to the governor is still under consideration in the Kentucky General Assembly.

U.S. Department of Energy, energy.gov

  Governor Matt Bevin says he will not veto a bill that would lift Kentucky’s decades-old ban on nuclear power.

Kentucky State University Facebook Page

Governor Matt Bevin appointed Ronald Banks to the Kentucky State University Board of Regents today (Monday).

Andy Beshear, Matt Bevin, official photos

  Kentucky's two most powerful politicians have reignited their long-simmering feud.

Friday, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's office said Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear was "shirking his duty" by not "vigorously" defending in court a recently enacted state law that requires a woman to have an ultrasound before an abortion.

AP

The death of Muhammad Ali — and the reports of the memories it evoked of his life as a boxing champion and humanitarian — has been voted Kentucky's top news story of 2016 by a poll of The Associated Press’ editors, news directors and reporters.  

via Kentucky's Governor web page

  Governor Matt Bevin named Terry Gill for Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development Wednesday. Gill recently served as president of the marketing service OneTouchPoint and is a board member of the Louisville-based Investment Committee for Access Ventures.

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he did not approve the subpoena of a Democratic lawmaker saying the legislator's testimony is "absolutely irrelevant" in an investigation of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.  

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