Gov. Matt Bevin

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Kentucky prosecutors say the state's criminal justice system will effectively shut down if they are not exempted from Gov. Matt Bevin's proposed budget cuts. 

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Gov. Matt Bevin is calling for state higher education officials to eliminate some college degree programs if they don’t graduate students who can go into high-demand jobs. In a speech earlier this week, he specifically called out students majoring in “interpretive dance,” a program that isn’t technically offered in Kentucky. Despite this rhetoric, many still believe there’s room for fine arts and liberal arts majors in Kentucky’s state universities.

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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.

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Kentucky has new leadership in the state office that offers legal representation to the poor.

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Gov. Matt Bevin has laid down a challenge to Kentucky's public university boards: consider cutting some academic programs that don't fill high-demand jobs.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear said there are “significant legal problems” with Gov. Matt Bevin’s recent request for most state agencies to cut their budgets by more than 17 percent.

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Murray State University’s president said Governor Matt Bevin’s call to reduce more than 17% of the state budget this year doesn’t have a direct impact on the state’s public colleges and universities, but higher ed officials are bracing for an 'indirect' cut of more than $7 million dollars.

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Lawyers for Kentucky’s only abortion clinic and Planned Parenthood on Thursday grilled a state official during the second day of a licensing battle taking place in federal court.

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Daviess County Fiscal Court has unanimously passed a resolution that supports separating the County Employees Retirement System - or CERS - from the Kentucky Retirement System.

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Lawyers representing Kentucky’s only abortion provider squared off against Gov. Matt Bevin’s legal team in federal court on Wednesday. The battle will determine if the state becomes the first in the nation without an abortion provider.

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