Gov. Steve Beshear

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Two Kentucky Democrats say legalizing casino-style gambling would generate much-needed tax revenue for the state. Kentucky has had budget shortfalls in eight out of the last 14 years amid a massive pension crisis.

Lisa Autry, WKYU

Kentucky’s ailing pension system is among the worst-funded in the nation, but former Democratic Governor Steve Beshear accuses the current administration of scare tactics.

J. Tyler Franklin, Louisville Public Media

Governor Matt Bevin says Kentucky has surpassed its record for business investments in less than half a year. The Republican governor said on Friday that business investments in the state already top $5.8 billion.

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A Lexington man who served in the Personnel Cabinet during former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration has admitted to ethics violations that allege he raised political contributions at work on state time.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear still hasn’t returned contributions made to his 2015 campaign by a former top aide who admitted to taking bribes and is now serving time in federal prison.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

The Republican-led Kentucky legislature yesterday voted overwhelmingly to override all four of Gov. Matt Bevin’s vetoes to bills put on his desk so far this year.

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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it will not calculate how the proposed GOP health care plan will impact Kentucky, a state where more than 400,000 people got health insurance through an expanded Medicaid program under a previous Democratic governor.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. 

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Kentucky’s state auditor has released a report detailing problems with last year’s rollout of Benefind, the new online portal for state benefits like health care, food stamps and cash assistance.

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A state agency says the number of substantiated findings of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky rose 55 percent over a four-year period.

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