Gov. Matt Bevin

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The Trump administration's drive to wean poor people from government benefits by making them work has been slowed by a federal judge framing a fundamental question: Are poverty programs meant to show tough love or to help the needy?

Kentucky Governor Creates Economic Opportunity Commission

Jul 5, 2018
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A new commission created by Gov. Matt Bevin will look at creating economic opportunities for Kentuckians.

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Kentucky begins phasing in new Medicaid requirements in July, and health officials have been holding "stakeholder forums" across the commonwealth to educate enrollees and health care professionals on the ins and out of the new policies.

Kentucky Pension Battle Heads To Court

Jun 7, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky's governor and attorney general are preparing to battle in court over the legality of a new pension law.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin wants a judge he calls an "incompetent hack" removed from a case challenging the state's new pension law.

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Gov. Matt Bevin is calling a Franklin Circuit judge who ruled against him this week an “incompetent hack.” The broadside isn’t the first delivered by the governor.

Bevin: Changes Needed In Jefferson County School District

May 1, 2018
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Gov. Matt Bevin says changes are needed in Kentucky's largest school district, but he gave a strong endorsement of Jefferson County's schools superintendent.

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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin vetoed five bills in their entirety and used his line-item authority on a sixth Thursday.

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A Franklin Circuit judge has cleared Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear to move forward with his lawsuit challenging the state’s new pension law. Gov. Matt Bevin is seeking to disqualify Beshear over an alleged conflict of interest.

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Gov. Matt Bevin’s viral comments criticizing a teacher rally at the Capitol have caught the attention of state and national media, and a new poll suggests the remarks may have hurt his standing with voters.