Gov. Steve Beshear

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has paid $625,000 dollars to a highway contractor over a delay in a Jessamine County road project and agreed to pay the contractor another $850,000 if work doesn't start by May 1. 

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Republican Governor Matt Bevin has approved a contract of up to $500,000 to an Indiana law firm to investigate his Democratic predecessor's administration. 

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Tim Longmeyer, a former state official who pled guilty to taking bribes, has requested a delay on his sentencing hearing scheduled for August 18.

The prosecutor assigned to the case, Asst. U.S. Attorney Andrew Boone, has also requested a delay, citing a scheduling conflict.

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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. 

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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. 

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

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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.

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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. 

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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?

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