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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is back on Capitol Hill for a House Judiciary Committee hearing about his oversight of the Justice Department. He is also likely to face questions about Trump campaign contacts with Russia.

Watch the hearing live and learn about the key players and terms that will likely be raised.


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The Kentucky attorney general's office says the state House of Representatives violated the Open Meetings Act by holding a private meeting to discuss the state's pension systems. 

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says the state should consider amending its constitution to allow the governor to appoint the attorney general.

via KY Attorney General's Youtube Page

  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.

Kentucky Office of the Attorney General

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. 

KY Attorney General, via Twitter @kyoag

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.

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.