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Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman, husband Chris O’Bryan announce birth of daughter, Evelynne

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman shared on social media that she gave birth to a daughter Saturday morning. Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman shared this photo of her new daughter and husband on her official Facebook page Saturday afternoon. (Photo from Kentucky Today) “Chris, Emma, Will, Nate and I are blessed to welcome the newest member of #TeamKentucky, Evelynne Jeanette Coleman-O’Bryan, who...

Beshear, Kentucky leaders urge lawmakers to pass sports betting legislation; KEA, Chamber support bill

With support from educators, top business leaders, law enforcement and retirees, Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday called on lawmakers to pass sports betting legislation to stop Kentucky dollars from flowing to neighboring states and use those funds for needs in Kentucky. “We have a real urgency in Kentucky. We need new revenue to support the needs of our communities, our state and especially our children...

Beshear, Coleman announce Kentucky Skills U to waive testing fees for those seeking to earn GED

In an effort to support education and enhance attainment opportunities throughout the Commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced Tuesday that Kentucky Skills U, an agency within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet (EWDC), will waive testing fees for Kentuckians seeking to earn a GED. The GED test fee is one of the most common barriers facing adults lacking...

Jacqueline Coleman has multiple exciting roles: mom, adoptive mom, educator, lieutenant governor

By Bailey Vandiver Frankfort State-Journal Jacqueline Coleman never saw herself in the role of lieutenant governor. Nor did she expect to become a biological mother. 
But on Dec. 10, she was sworn in as Kentucky’s lieutenant governor — and became Kentucky’s first statewide officeholder to be sworn into office while visibly pregnant.  
“It’s just been very surreal,” Coleman said in...

Governor-Elect Andy Beshear unveils transition website; you can apply for place in his administration

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Governor-elect Andy Beshear unveiled a website for his gubernatorial transition on Tuesday. Governor-Elect Andy Beshear The website is besheartransitionky.com and Beshear said the initial site provides Kentuckians with a way to connect with the transition team and apply to work in the administration. As the transition progresses, the site will be updated. “I am honored...