Attorney General Jack Conway

Government
7:01 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Former Caregiver Charged with Reckless Homicide

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A former caregiver at a Medicaid-funded facility was charged with one count of reckless homicide by a Graves County jury. Alan Warner was caring for a resident at a Community Alternatives facility in Hickory, Kentucky when he allegedly failed to follow his training and improperly treated a resident who lost consciousness, eventually resulting in the resident’s death.

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Politics
8:27 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Jack Conway and Sannie Overly Offer Few Details In Gubernatorial Campaign Launch

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During their campaign's first press conference as a  gubernatorial ticket, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and his running mate, House Majority Caucus Chair Sannie Overly on Tuesday emphasized a focus on early childhood education.

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Politics
10:54 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Jack Conway is (Officially) Running for Kentucky Governor, and Sannie Overly is His Running Mate

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway officially announced in a video press release on Tuesday his candidacy for governor, adding that he has tapped House Democratic Caucus Chair Rep. Sannie Overly, D-Paris, as his running mate.

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Education
2:19 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

MSU Transfer Credit Could Be Available for Mid-Continent Students; AG Conway Pledges Support

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UPDATE: 3:10 p.m.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has pledged his support to students affected by the shutdown of Mid-Continent University.

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Government
6:13 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Gov. Beshear Explains Decision to Appeal Same-sex Marriage Ruling

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Gov. Steve Beshear says his appeal of a judge's order to recognize same-sex marriages is meant to clarify the law.

Beshear acknowledges that marriage equality supporters are disappointed with his decision to mount an appeal, even though Attorney General Jack Conway has opted not to.

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Government
6:42 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Conway Defends Same-Sex Marriage Decision

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Last month, U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn ruled that the state’s ban on gay marriage violated the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution, effectively allowing out-of-state same-sex marriages to be recognized in Kentucky.

In an emotional press conference yesterday, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that his office would not appeal Heyburn’s decision, saying that to do so would be to “defend discrimination.”

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Government
2:33 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

AG Conway Offers to Assist With Pilot Hemp Project

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is offering to assist hemp supporters as the state prepares for the start of a hemp-growing pilot program this year.  The pilot projects were made possible by the passage of the United States Farm Bill that was signed into law by the President on Feb. 7.

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Business
5:00 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

UPG Resumes Deliveries of Pre-Paid Propane

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Paducah-based United Propane Gas resumed deliveries to its pre-paid residential customers Thursday morning, after a shortage brought on by freezing temperatures, increased propane exports and other factors.

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Business
3:57 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

UPG Pre-Paid Propane Supply Unavailable Until Feb. 15; KY Atty. General Investigating

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Kentucky's Attorney General's office is questioning a Paducah based company's reasoning for cutting its deliveries of pre-paid propane.  

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Government
4:44 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Rep. Yonts Unhappy With TVA Board Meeting Transparency

State Representative Brent Yonts (D-Greenville) has sent a letter to the President of the Tennessee Valley Authority voicing his dissatisfaction with the transparency of the company’s decisions. 

Yonts attended a November meeting of TVA Board members to give testimony on the then-proposed closure of two units at the Paradise Steam plant in Muhlenberg County. 

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