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  Kentucky's Attorney General says a settlement against mortgage company MERSCORP will bring $2.8 million to the state’s general fund. The state alleges the company violated Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act by committing misleading or deceptive conduct. Attorney General Andy Beshear asked Legislators to use the funds specifically for affordable housing, legal aid foreclosure work, and to help the budgets of local county clerk’s offices.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged to devote federal resources to combat violent crime and to shore up morale across the nation's police departments, on Monday in his first on-the-record briefing as the top U.S. law enforcement officer.

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A controversial bill affecting the operation of the state attorney general's office won approval in the Kentucky House Friday and is expected to get a favorable reception as it moves to a vote in the Senate. 

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is focusing attention on identifying and prosecuting those who take part in human trafficking. The attorney general joined industry and religious groups in Frankfort on Jan. 11 as part of the national Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

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A top official in Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office is resigning Thursday to take a job with a Louisville law firm.

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A former lawyer in state Attorney General Andy Beshear's office has filed a lawsuit contending she was subjected to sex discrimination and recrimination under the state whistleblower law.  

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Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he “strongly supports” President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. Attorney General. Trump named Republican Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for the role today along with other key posts.

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The launch of a state public benefit system has drawn criticism from a bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers. 

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Kentucky Attorney General soon leads a national committee working to combat the drug epidemic. Andy Beshear will serve as co-chair of the Substance Abuse Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General. 

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Attorney General Andy Beshear’s Office is providing more than $700,000 to substance abuse treatment facilities statewide to combat Kentucky’s opioid drug epidemic. 

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