Kentucky Attorney General

Government
8:26 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Hopkinsville's Whitney Westerfield May Run for Attorney General

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Kentucky State Senator Whitney Westerfield,a Republican from Hopkinsville, might put his name in the currently unopposed race for Kentucky Attorney General. Westerfield said he doesn’t want current candidate Democrat Andy Beshear to be Kentucky’s only option.

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Government
3:57 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

State Lawmakers Rally to Raise Minimum Wage

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Louisville Congressman John Yarmuth and a handful of Democratic state lawmakers rallied today in support of raising the minimum wage in Kentucky from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.

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Government
4:57 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Waide Attorney: Indictment Is 'Politically Motivated'

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An attorney for Kentucky state Rep. Ben Waide says the indictment against his client is “politically motivated.”

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Government
3:57 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Kentucky State Rep. Ben Waide Indicted on Campaign Finance Violations

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The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office has announced the indictment of western Kentucky state Rep. Ben Waide on two counts of felony campaign finance violations.

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Election
7:03 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Over 200 Calls Made to Attorney General’s Election Fraud Hotline

The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office reports 205 calls to its election fraud hotline Tuesday during the primary. Instances of vote buying and selling were reported in several counties. The bulk of the complaints concern instances of alleged election fraud and procedural questions related to voting. 

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Politics
12:20 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Andy Beshear Announces Bid for Kentucky Attorney General

Andrew Beshear

Originally published on Thu November 14, 2013 10:55 am

Louisville attorney Andy Beshear, the son of Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, announced he is running for attorney general in 2015.

The younger Beshear has been a rumored candidate for much of this year to succeed incumbent Jack Conway, who is term-limited. 

Andy Beshear launched his campaign website on Thursday, and filed paperwork to run as a Democrat. He is the first candidate to declare his intentions two years ahead of the election.

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