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Bevin shows emails in attempt to discredit lawmaker’s story

Emails from state transportation officials appear to show Democratic state Rep. Russ Meyer knew about problems with a road project in his district long before it was delayed by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.

Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry.

Bevin revamps Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Gov. Matt Bevin has revamped the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission with 11 new members that include Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day and the son of former Gov. Brereton Jones.

Bevin traveling to Germany, France, Belgium this week

Gov. Matt Bevin is traveling to Germany, France and Belgium this week as part of his first overseas trip as governor.

No movement on Kentucky budget as legislative deadline nears

Kentucky lawmakers have not made progress on a two-year state-spending plan.

Workforce training initiative adds chapter in NE Kentucky

Gov. Matt Bevin says a workforce training initiative has expanded into northeastern Kentucky.

Former Governor wants to save Kentucky healthcare

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants to save the Commonwealth’s health care.

Gov. Bevin tours Eddyville penitentiary, speaks to staff

Gov. Matt Bevin has told employees at the Kentucky State Penitentiary that he stands by his promises to include $4.5 million in retention raises for correctional workers at state prisons.

Hospital industry official hired as Medicaid commissioner

Gov. Matt Bevin has selected hospital industry executive Stephen Miller to serve as the state's Medicaid commissioner.

Feds say Kentucky must return unused grant money for kynect

Federal officials say Kentucky could have to return more than $57 million in unused grant money because of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's decision to dismantle kynect.

Bevin fills job in Governor’s Office of Agriculture Policy

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a veteran farm policy official to the job as the executive director of the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to unveil budget on Jan. 26

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will make his first budget request to the state's General Assembly on Jan. 26.

Glasgow businessman chosen as public protection secretary

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a Glasgow businessman and former judge-executive to be secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet.

House leaders: Increase Nat’l Guard tuition assistance

On Monday, Kentucky House leadership called on Governor Matt Bevin to add more money to the National Guard Tuition Assistance Program, which has seen requests outpace available funding.

Former lawmaker appointed deputy labor secretary in Kentucky

A former state lawmaker from Bullitt County has been appointed to Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.

Bevin appoints Democrat to lead Justice Cabinet

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed an influential Democratic lawmaker to be the next secretary of the Justice and Public Safety cabinet.

Clerk known for gay marriage case at Kentucky governor event

The Kentucky county clerk known for spending five days in jail over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is attending the governor's public swearing-in ceremony.

Governor-elect Bevin names State Budget Director

Governor-elect Matt Bevin announced the appointment of John E. Chilton as the State Budget Director on Tuesday.

Conway outspent Bevin on TV in Kentucky governor’s race

Democrat Jack Conway spent nearly twice as much as Republican Matt Bevin on TV ads, but it was not enough to get him elected governor.

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