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BREAKING: Governor announces date for special session

Governor Matt Bevin announced Monday legislators will be called into the special session at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, July 19.

Lights for Liberty

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Standing up for those across the country, demanding an end to detention camps. People gathered together in downtown Lexington with the...

Governor Bevin pushes law prohibiting sanctuary cities in KY

I.C.E. raids are expected to take place in several major cities starting Sunday.
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Bevin: Return all severance tax revenue to coal counties

The Republican governor made the pledge during a speech Friday to county officials.

Bevin: Trump, Pence ‘committed’ to boost his reelection bid

Kentucky's Republican governor says he's expecting campaign visits from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to support his reelection campaign this year.

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board

Adrienne Southworth is seeking reinstatement to her job as Hampton's deputy chief of staff as well as back pay and benefits. She filed her appeal Friday.
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Kentucky Supreme Court rules governor can re-organize state boards

The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld Governor Matt Bevin's reorganization of state boards and committees that oversee public education.

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers to outline changes he's agreed to make in the pension relief proposal he'd like to have taken up in a special legislative session.

Lawmakers await specifics of Bevin’s pension-relief plan changes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Governor Matt Bevin has a proposed pension-relief plan. House Majority Floor Leader John "Bam" Carney says it's not perfect, but as...

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to have votes for pension plan

Legislative leaders have said it's up to Bevin to line up support for his plan.

Kentucky leaders celebrate beginning of chemical weapons destruction

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - Some of Kentucky's top brass were in Madison County to kick off a project more than a decade in the...

Rivals for Kentucky governor both have work to do

Barely half of Republicans casting votes Tuesday chose to support Governor Matt Bevin's reelection effort; Attorney General Andy Beshear drew even less of a percentage of his party faithful.

Bevin versus Beshear set for general election

Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will face each other in the gubernatorial race in November for the general election.

Bevin: New restrictions on abortion will benefit African Americans.

Responding to the argument that the abortion laws are racist, Governor Bevin said on Tucker Carlson's show that abortion clinics are racist and intentionally targeted people of color.

Kentucky starts appeal of ruling striking down abortion law

The Republican governor's legal team filed a notice of appeal Wednesday with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill

Speaker David Osborne told reporters Wednesday that some House members haven't reached a "comfort level" with Gov. Bevin's proposal
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Judge: Pension plan analysis wrongfully withheld from public

Governor Matt Bevin's general counsel told the Courier Journal that the administration will appeal the judge's decision.

Kentucky leaders promoting new EKU aviation program

Several state leaders flew around Eastern Kentucky Monday to promote Eastern Kentucky University's new Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician Training Project (AMT).

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House

Governor Bevin's proposal is being presented as an alternative to a pension bill he vetoed.

Court records: Bevin blocks thousands of social media users

The number of accounts blocked by the governor has ballooned from 600 to nearly 3,000 since two years ago.

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