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Kentucky attorney general sues to block teacher subpoenas

Apr. 29, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general is trying to block subpoenas issued by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration as part of an investigation into teacher sickouts that shut down schools earlier this year. Attorney General Andy Beshear filed a lawsuit Monday trying to block subpoenas sent to 10...

Fired state worker sues Kentucky governor over free speech

Apr. 24, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An ex-state employee is suing Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, claiming she was fired due to her ties to a group that supported teacher sickouts that shut down school districts to protest GOP-backed legislation. The federal suit filed Wednesday alleges Charissa "Chris" Cooke's First...