Latest Matt Bevin News

Offender with commuted sentence pleads guilty to new charge

Oct. 21, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A man who was charged by federal prosecutors with producing child pornography after former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin commuted his state sex crime convictions has entered a guilty plea. Dayton Jones, 27, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, pleaded guilty...

Beshear touts relaunched Kentucky health insurance exchange

Oct. 15, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Saying the COVID-19 pandemic reinforced the necessity for accessible health care, Gov. Andy Beshear marked a milestone Friday for Kentucky's relaunched health insurance exchange — where consumers now can shop for health coverage for the coming year. ...

Supreme Court could OK new defense of Kentucky abortion law

Oct. 12, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed inclined to allow Kentucky's Republican attorney general to continue defending a restriction on abortion rights that had been struck down by lower courts. The underlying issue in the case that was argued at the high...

Health coverage through state-based exchange opens Nov. 1

Oct. 06, 2021 04:07 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The comeback of Kentucky’s state-run health insurance exchange will be completed Nov. 1, when consumers can start using it to apply for health coverage for the coming year. Retaining its original kynect name, the state-run web portal will enable...

Kentucky governor files paperwork for reelection run in 2023

Oct. 01, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Fresh off landing a record-shattering economic development deal with Ford Motor Co. that put Kentucky at the forefront of the green energy movement, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday launched a reelection run that will be tied to his aggressive actions to combat...

Man whose sentence commuted by ex-governor to plead guilty

Sep. 14, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man whose sentence was commuted by former Gov. Matt Bevin is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court, where he is charged with producing child pornography, according to court records. Dayton R. Jones, 27, of Hopkinsville, pleaded...