Gov. Steve Beshear

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he’s confident that Democrats across the country will rally around their party’s presidential nominee in the fall. 

Governor's Office Official Photo

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear endorses Hillary Clinton for U.S. President.

In a release Tuesday Beshear says he supports the Democratic presidential frontrunner for her work in health care reform and expanding health care to the uninsured. 

Official Photos, cropped

Kentucky's two most recent governors are feuding over the state's past and its future. 

Jacob Ryan-WFPL/Kentucky Public Radio

The Executive Branch Ethics Commission says it cannot stop Republican Governor Matt Bevin from investigating whether his Democratic predecessor violated state ethics laws.

Ryland Barton

Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has accused Gov. Matt Bevin of coercing state employees into helping pay off his campaign debt.

The allegations come a week after Bevin claimed that members of Beshear’s administration coerced state employees into making campaign contributions to Democrats.

usmarshals.gov

Governor Matt Bevin has appointed a former U.S. marshal to aid an investigation into what he says are potential illegal practices of former Governor Steve Beshear. Bevin appointed Kenneth F. Bohac as the inspector general for the Finance Cabinet. 

WFPL

In the wake of former Kentucky official Tim Longmeyer’s admission of accepting bribes while running a state agency, one central question remains unanswered:

Who paid the bribes?

WFPL

Former Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer has pleaded guilty to bribery charges in a deal with the U.S. Attorney’s office.

Longmeyer admitted to receiving nearly $200,000 in cash from a consulting firm in exchange for shepherding state business to the company over the course of 2014 and 2015.

savekyhealthcare.org

Former Governor Steve Beshear is forming a new initiative to educate Kentuckians about the effects of dismantling Kynect and altering Medicaid expansion. 

Kentucky Governor's Office / governor.ky.gov

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is returning to work at Stites & Harbison law firm. 

Beshear supervised the law firm’s Lexington office from 1987 until taking office as governor in 2007. The firm says the former governor will serve clients throughout the region and in Washington, D.C. Beshear previously handled complex business and bankruptcy litigation for the firm’s clients.

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