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Beshear files lawsuit to stop legislators from stripping governor of executive orders on pandemic

Gov. Andy Beshear filed a lawsuit to stop lawmakers from stripping the Governor of his ability to implement lifesaving public health measures during a pandemic that has killed more than 3,700 Kentuckians at a time when the country is experiencing the emergence of new COVID-19 variants and vaccine supplies remain limited. Just over two months ago, the Kentucky Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision,...

State to work with national nonprofit to help young people who reach adulthood in foster care

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today The state is launching a new program this month to help young people who reach adulthood in foster care, one of the groups the most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. 
The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services, an agency of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, has announced that Youth Villages, a national nonprofit organization, is offering the LifeSet...