A state judge has ordered Gov. Matt Bevin to release $17.8 million to most public colleges and universities. Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate signed the order Monday. It says Bevin must release the money within three days.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear admits Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate’s decision on higher education funding did surprise him somewhat. But the AG said Thursday afternoon it’s always been a case that was headed to the Kentucky Supreme Court.