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Kentucky clinic given OK to apply for abortion license

Officials in the state are inviting a Planned Parenthood clinic to apply for a license to perform abortions.

Beshear urges cooperation on eve of 2020 legislative session

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is calling for bipartisan cooperation during a legislative session that will be dominated by work on a new two-year state budget.

New constitutional officers in Kentucky to be sworn-in Monday

Constitutional officers who were elected in November will be sworn-in next week.

Beshear reverses ruling on teacher “sickouts”

Beshear says almost 1,000 teachers were wrongly accused of violating state labor laws and were threatened with fines of up to $1,000 per violation.

Andy Beshear sworn-in as governor

Tuesday was inauguration day at the Kentucky State Capitol and the governor and lieutenant governor were sworn into office in front of the public.

Democrat Andy Beshear sworn in as Kentucky governor in midnight swearing

Democrat Andy Beshear was sworn in as Kentucky's governor during a private ceremony early Tuesday, just after midnight in the Governor's Mansion.
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Governor Bevin touts accomplishments in farewell to staff

Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration helped put Kentucky on an upward trajectory as he prepares to hand over power to his Democratic successor.

Governor’s Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday

The Governor's Christmas Tree Lighting at the State Capitol is scheduled for Saturday evening.

Governor Matt Bevin leaving office with parting shots

Gov. Matt Bevin has unleashed a spree of attacks against his successor just days before handing over power.

Gov. Bevin paid $600K for probe but not known what it produced

An Indiana law firm has been paid at least $600,000 by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration for an investigation of former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration.

Bevin issues order to prevent pension spiking

Outgoing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has issued an executive order that would prevent state Rep. Rocky Adkins from collecting a higher state pension.

Governor-elect Beshear to make requesting government records easier

Governor-elect Andy Beshear says all executive branch state agencies will accept requests for public records via email in his administration.

Gov.-elect Beshear fills several key posts

Gov.-elect Andy Beshear has appointed his running mate, a leading Democratic lawmaker and the ex-mayor of Lexington to high-profile jobs in the administration he’s forming.

Kentucky lieutenant governor says she didn’t vote for Bevin

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, who was kicked off Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s ticket when he unsuccessfully sought reelection this year, says she didn’t vote for him.

Beshear, Cameron vow bipartisan fight against drug epidemic

Some of Kentucky’s top political leaders promised a unified effort to combat the drug epidemic during a ribbon cutting Monday at a substance abuse recovery center in Manchester.

Governor-elect Beshear announces initial governor’s office appointments

“I am pleased to announce four folks who share my vision for Kentucky and, I know, because I have worked with them day-in and day-out in the Capitol over the past four years," Beshear said.

Bevin concedes in Kentucky governor’s race

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says he will not contest results.

Kentucky Governor Election officials to double-check vote totals

Election officials across Kentucky are preparing to double-check vote totals that show Republican Gov. Matt Bevin trailing Democrat Andy Beshear by more than 5,000 votes.

KY teachers to be grand marshals of governor’s inauguration parade

Beshear says the move is an effort to show his respect for Kentucky teachers.

Beshear announces transition website, Bevin awaits recanvass

As a recanvass requested by Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin approaches, Democrat Andy Beshear continues to move forward with his plans to take over the governor's office.

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