Matt Bevin

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear took another jab at Governor Matt Bevin Friday, one day after scoring a win in their on-going battle over whether the state will discipline teachers for participating in “sickouts” that closed Jefferson County Public Schools six days this spring.

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A prominent Kentucky House Democrat is questioning whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to legally pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session.

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A fired aide to Kentucky's lieutenant governor asked the state's personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin's administration over Hampton's depleted staff.

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Kentucky's Supreme Court has heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging Gov. Matt Bevin's executive action overhauling several state boards that oversee public education.

Former Pennsylvania Congressman Rick Santorum says Kentucky’s approach to Medicaid reform places it in a good position to delve into private health insurance challenges.  Health care reform is not a new topic in Frankfort.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has announced plans for an additional $20 million to fund state park improvements.

Bevin announced the kickoff of phase II of the "Refreshing the Finest" initiative on Friday alongside officials with the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and Kentucky State Parks.

The first phase launched in 2016 and invested $18 million in maintenance and operational improvements. Last year, lawmakers allocated an additional $20 million for projects inclduing replacing park lodge roofs, upgrading campgrounds and fixing swimming pools.


Outside attorneys for Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin say a former county clerk who stopped issuing marriage licenses because of her opposition to gay marriage broke the law and the state shouldn't have to pay legal fees for people who sued her.

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Kentucky's Republican governor is getting some heat for saying school districts are being too "soft" on kids when they cancel classes due to cold weather.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has announced that his running mate during his re-election campaign this year will be Ralph Alvarado, a state senator and physician from Winchester.


A southwest Ohio Republican party is featuring neighboring Kentucky's governor at an annual dinner.

The Hamilton County GOP has announced that Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will speak March 14 at its Lincoln-Reagan dinner at Cincinnati's Music Hall. Details will be made public later.

The conservative Republican governor announced last August he would seek a second term this year. His approval ratings have fallen amid an unsuccessful attempt to overhaul Kentucky's struggling public pension system over strong opposition from teachers.