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Beshear Wins Endorsement From Fraternal Order of Police

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has won an endorsement from the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police. Beshear has stressed his record as attorney general in his campaign against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. Beshear says he has worked with law enforcement on his top goals. Beshear points to his efforts… Read More

Teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky.

Judge Refuses to Step Aside from Teacher ‘Sickout’ Case

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s legal team has failed to persuade a judge to step aside from hearing a lawsuit stemming from protests that shut down some schools. Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd on Wednesday denied a motion asking that he disqualify himself from the case. The lawsuit filed by Attorney… Read More

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Beshear Proposes Pay Raise for Kentucky Teachers

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear is proposing a $2,000 across-the-board pay raise for Kentucky’s teachers. Beshear rolled out his plan Wednesday in an effort to increase the number of teachers. He says the state should also create a student loan forgiveness program to reward educators who stay in Kentucky to teach…. Read More

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin at an event

Bevin Campaign Ad Touts Job Growth During His Term

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s first TV ad of his fall reelection campaign plays up the state’s job growth and his willingness to make tough choices while acknowledging some of those decisions “ruffled some feathers.” The commercial also briefly shows Bevin with President Donald Trump — continuing the governor’s theme of… Read More

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin delivers the State of the Commonwealth address to a joint session of the state legislature at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky.

Kentucky’s Governor-Lieutenant Governor Spat Goes to Court

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s general counsel has told a judge that a legal fight with the lieutenant governor over a staffing dispute is a minor disagreement between friends. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton later told reporters that her friends don’t treat her that way. Attorneys for Bevin and Hampton were in court… Read More

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Kentucky AG Rules Education Department Violated Records Act

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Attorney General’s Office has ruled the state’s Education Department violated the Open Records Act by not properly fulfilling a request for staff sick leave records. The Monday opinion stated the Education Department gave an untimely response to a man named Tyler Fryman, who asked for copies of timesheets and emails…. Read More

Bevin-Beshear Grudge Match Set For Fancy Farm Picnic

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — It’s a showdown that’s been boiling for years — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear competing in the cauldron of Kentucky’s foremost political event. As they prepare to square off in the summer heat Saturday at the Fancy Farm picnic, the governor’s race already has the makings… Read More

Bevin Pushes Abortion to Front of Kentucky Governor’s Race

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has pushed abortion to the forefront of his reelection campaign by lashing out at his Democratic challenger and a federal judge who struck down an abortion law. The Republican incumbent accused Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear of taking “blood money” from an abortion-clinic operator who attended a… Read More

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Republican Lawmaker Endorses Democratic Nominee for Governor in Kentucky

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has picked up an endorsement from a Republican state lawmaker in his bid to unseat GOP Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky. Sen. Dan Seum announced his support for Beshear in a video released Monday. Seum represents Bullitt County and part of Jefferson County. Seum says Bevin… Read More

Bevin, Beshear Clash on Several Issues at Farm Bureau Forum

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear have clashed on education and health care policies during a forum before Kentucky’s most influential agricultural group. Speaking at Kentucky Farm Bureau headquarters in Louisville, Beshear said Wednesday that a push to bring charter schools to Kentucky will hurt public education. Beshear… Read More