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Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort

Gov. Matt Bevin's latest campaign-finance report shows the Republican loaned $2 million to his reelection campaign just before last month's primary election.

Kentucky updates its notary laws

Governor Bevin signed a bill into law this week that updates Kentucky's notary laws.

Judge-Executive appointed in Nicholas County

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a new Judge executive in northeastern Kentucky.

Thayer says GOP urged Bevin not to call special session

A top GOP leader pushes back against the governor's comments that a special session of the legislature failed for a lack of legislative will.

Technology chief’s huge pay raise doesn’t come up in hearing

A top technology official who received a massive pay increase from the governor has briefed lawmakers on changes he's made to his state office.

Medal of Honor recipient honored at Kentucky State Capitol

Governor Matt Bevin and Mrs. Pauline Conner unveiled a new Medal of Honor plaque at the Kentucky State Capitol that includes the name of First Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner, Tuesday.

Lexington addiction recovery community will get federal dollars

Thursday, co-founders and board members of Lexington addiction recovery community, Voices of Hope, celebrated a federal grant with Congressman Andy Barr and Van Ingram, Executive Director for the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy. 

Bevin brief filed in appeal of pension lawsuit

Attorneys for Governor Bevin filed a brief in the appeal of a lawsuit to strike down changes to the state's struggling retirement systems.

Panel reviews Bevin appeal of higher tax value for his home

Round two of Gov. Matt Bevin's dispute over the tax value of his home has gone before an appeals board.

Teachers and lawmakers react to Bevin’s comments

Governor Matt Bevin is making national headlines for comments about teachers Friday that some are calling "spiteful" and "disgusting".

Governor Bevin discusses gun violence with the president

Governor Matt Bevin and other governors met with the president Monday to discuss the recent school shootings and what can be done to prevent them in the future.

Pension overhaul bill introduced in Kentucky Senate

A Republican state senator in Kentucky has introduced a long-awaited pension overhaul that includes some key differences from a version backed by Gov. Matt Bevin last year.

Bevin announces new website to combat opiod crisis

Governor Matt Bevin announced a new website he believes will improve access to treatment and combat the opiod crisis.

Kentucky governor orders cuts of 1.3 percent to cover gap

Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered budget cuts of 1.3 percent this fiscal year to meet a shortfall.

Governor Bevin seeks redo of pension analysis

Governor Bevin wants consultants to redo their analysis of how much his proposed overhaul of the teachers' pension system would cost taxpayers.

Bevin promotes proposed pension fix to business group

Gov. Matt Bevin says the actual legislation aimed at shoring up Kentucky's woefully underfunded public retirement systems will be unveiled soon.

Kentucky legislators and state employees react to pension plan

Governor Bevin said he is confident this is the right plan. Still, not everyone agrees.

Gov. Bevin fills judicial vacancy in northern Kentucky

Gov. Matt Bevin has selected a longtime attorney to fill a judicial vacancy in northern Kentucky.

Kentucky prosecutors warn budget cuts would devastate system

Kentucky prosecutors say the state's criminal justice system will effectively shut down if they are not exempted from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's proposed budget cuts.

Hoover says retiree pay cuts ‘highly unlikely’

Kentucky's Republican House speaker says it is highly unlikely lawmakers would approve a pay cut for retirees as part of a proposal to rescue the state's troubled public pension plan.

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Ky. COVID-19 Saturday update, 2,437 new cases, 14 deaths

Gov. Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians to strengthen their resolve in the fight against COVID-19, with the knowledge that help, a vaccine, is on the way.

Protest in Frankfort calls for Kentucky to re-open

Protesters gathered at the state capitol Saturday afternoon, calling for the restrictions to be lifted.

Small business owner in Lexington thankful for support

Shana Barnes, owner of Toi's Boutique, says she's thankful for the support.