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Kentucky Judge Blocks Follow-up Attempt To Limit Beshear COVID Orders

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked another attempt by Republican lawmakers to restrict Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd extended a temporary injunction Wednesday. It applies to a measure passed over the governor’s veto. The measure specifies which of Beshear’s pandemic-related orders… Read More

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Beshear Vetoes Bill Aiming To Create Scholarship Tax Credits

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed a measure that would allow limited use of scholarship tax credits for private school tuition. He calls it an unconstitutional attack on public education. Public education advocates denounced the proposal leading up to the veto Wednesday. But the embattled bill could still become law if… Read More

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Kentucky Panel Takes No Action On Impeachment Petitions

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legislative panel has taken no action on impeachment petitions against Kentucky’s governor and attorney general. The House panel met behind closed doors for more than 3 1/2 hours Wednesday. Once the lawmakers reconvened, the committee chairman said that motions filed in conjunction with the petition seeking the ouster of GOP… Read More

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Ky. Impeachment Panel Makes Filings Open For Public Review

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legislative panel reviewing a petition to impeach Kentucky’s governor has made filings from both sides open to the public. Deliberations on the matter were being conducted behind closed doors, however. The Republican-led committee voted to make the petition by four Kentuckians public Wednesday. It then went into a closed-door session…. Read More

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Effigy of Kentucky Governor Displayed at Rally Near Capitol

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — News reports say an effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear was hung in a tree near the state Capitol during a protest rally Sunday billed as a Patriot Day celebration of constitutional rights. The development in Frankfort drew rebukes from politicians from both major parties. Local news reports said the effigy… Read More

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Kentucky Reports Highest One Day Coronavirus Case Total

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Governor Beshear has announced the largest one day total of coronavirus cases in Kentucky.  During his daily briefing Sunday night, the governor reported 273 new cases and four deaths.  Beshear said the total number of COVID-19 cases is just 40 shy of three thousand. While many of the serious cases and deaths have taken place… Read More