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Stories with person: Steve Beshear
  • Harmon announces review of Kentucky Horse Park 
    Updated: May-04-16 3:19 am

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - State Auditor Mike Harmon says his office will review operations and financial activities at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Ethics commission says it can't stop Bevin's inquiry 
    Updated: May-02-16 6:14 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Executive Branch Ethics Commission says it cannot stop Republican Gov. Matt Bevin from investigating whether his Democratic predecessor violated state ethics laws.

  • Bevin revamps Kentucky Horse Racing Commission 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 6:05 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Gov. Matt Bevin revamped the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Wednesday with 11 new members and one holdover, reshaping a group overseeing a signature state industry.

  • Former Gov. Beshear releases 2015 income tax returns 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 3:07 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has released tax returns from his final year in office.

  • Kentucky Retirement Board chair defies governor's order story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 5:36 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's massive public pension problem moved from the fiscal to the political limelight Thursday when the chairman of the state pension board refused the governor's order to step down - presiding over a board meeting instead.

  • Clinton hires Grimes' veteran to lead Kentucky campaign 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 4:32 am

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has hired a veteran of Alison Lundergan Grimes' 2014 Senate run to lead her Kentucky campaign ahead of next month's presidential primary.

  • Seeking 'fresh start,' Bevin removes pension system chairman 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 8:25 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Republican Gov. Matt Bevin removed the chairman of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees Wednesday, saying one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems needs a "fresh start."

  • Appeals court dismisses Kim Davis' lawsuit against Kentucky 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 5:41 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit that a Kentucky clerk filed against the state for requiring her to issue marriage licenses that contained her name to same-sex couples.

  • Appeals court dismisses Kim Davis' lawsuit against Kentucky 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 4:10 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis filed against the state for requiring her to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples that included her name.

  • GOP Kentucky governor to investigate Democratic predecessor 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 3:26 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's Republican governor said Tuesday he is hiring a private law firm to help investigate his Democratic predecessor for what he said were potentially illegal procurement practices.

  • The Latest: Beshear calls Bevin inquiry 'pathetic spectacle' 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 2:45 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Latest on Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's investigation into his Democratic predecessor (all times local):

  • Senate panel discusses health exchange, Medicaid expansion 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 6:25 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Long-shot efforts to keep the state's health insurance exchange and Medicaid expansion intact had an anticlimactic ending Monday, when a legislative committee couldn't muster enough votes to send the politically charged issue to the full Senate for debate.

  • Kentucky attorney general sues governor over education cuts 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 5:35 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's Democratic attorney general sued the state's Republican governor on Monday, arguing he overstepped his authority when he ordered budget cuts for state colleges and universities without the approval of the state legislature.

  • Lawmakers report long waits at social service office 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 10:52 am

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky lawmakers who visited a social service office say they found people waiting hours trying to get services restored as the state struggles to fix problems with its public benefit system.

  • Security flaws found in 3 state health insurance websites story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-16 8:58 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of California, Kentucky and Vermont that could enable hackers to get their hands on sensitive personal information about hundreds of thousands of people, The Associated Press has learned. And some of those flaws have yet to be fixed.