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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will be in Paducah Tuesday for several justice-related events.

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Benefind launched in late February and erroneously sent out about 25,000 notices to people saying that their benefits had been canceled. 

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Gov. Matt Bevin has hired a private consulting company to audit Kentucky’s struggling public pension systems, which have more than $35 billion in unfunded liabilities.

In an announcement Monday, Bevin says Philadelphia-based PFM Group will lead a review of Kentucky’s Employees Retirement System, Teachers Retirement System and Judicial Form Retirement System.  

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Governor Matt Bevin's spokeswoman is leaving to take a position with the Donald Trump campaign. 


People interested in joining the Kentucky State Police can apply through the agency's website.

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Gov. Matt Bevin is calling on Kentucky lawmakers to pass charter school legislation next year. Charters operate independently of many public school regulations, but receive taxpayer funding. They can be shut down if they don’t meet certain academic requirements.

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Governor Matt Bevin is laying out a conservative legislative agenda he hopes to see accomplished during the next General Assembly.  

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has had a change of heart regarding Syrian refugees. He says he no longer opposes their resettlement in the volunteer state. 

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  Kentucky’s Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is taking on the federal government, calling new Hemp regulations unfair to the industry. It’s a big fight for a young politician. This millennial is the youngest statewide elected constitutional officer in the US and Nicole Erwin has a profile on how a UK and Harvard alum has managed to create his own platform in politics at age 32.

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Governor Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation declaring September 28th a “Day of Prayer Over Students Across Kentucky.”