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Beshear appoints experienced leader Cookie Crews as commissioner of Department of Corrections

Gov. Andy Beshear has announced the appointment of Cookie Crews as commissioner of the Department of Corrections. “Cookie Crews knows our corrections system and is well suited to lead this department during a trying time for the agency, our employees and the inmates,” said Beshear. “She is a dedicated, experienced leader who has worked at every level of the agency.” Crews is a 36-year veteran...