Gov. Matt Bevin

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Drug-dependent babies born in Kentucky could automatically be labeled a "abused or neglected child," a change that would require state officials to investigate and begin the process of terminating parental rights.

Jacob Ryan, WFPL/Kentucky Public Radio

Members of the Kentucky House and Senate are expected to see a new public employee pension reform bill this week. It’s likely to be quite different from the proposal offered by Gov. Matt Bevin and GOP leaders last fall.

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Gov. Matt Bevin has filed a lawsuit in response to a legal challenge over Kentucky’s new Medicaid work requirement.

J. Tyler Franklin, Louisville Public Media

Kentucky's Republican governor says he's heartbroken over a school shooting in Florida weeks after a similar shooting at a high school in his state.


A bill aimed at blocking Gov. Matt Bevin's administration from ending liquor license quotas in Kentucky has been advanced by a Senate committee. The bill would put regulatory limits on the number of liquor licenses into state law.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

Kentucky's Republican governor is urging the state's highest court to rule in favor of a company whose owner refused to print T-shirts for a gay rights festival because of his Christian beliefs.

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Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid, and now it has to do something arguably more daring: Build a mobile-friendly website that works.

J. Tyler Franklin, Louisville Public Media

The wife of the appraiser whose estimate was key to Gov. Matt Bevin's successful appeal of his house's property tax value has landed a state job with a $90,000 salary.

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Dentist Garth Bobrowski gives away thousands of dollars in free dental care for patients who can’t afford it in his small town of Greensburg, Kentucky.

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A new report said Kentucky’s per-pupil education funding has actually decreased over an eight-year period when inflation is taken into account. An analysis by the Council for Better Education shows inflation-adjusted state funding decreased by nearly 500-dollars per-pupil from 2008 to 2016.