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Beshear, six other governors unite in efforts to form plan on reopening Midwest region economy

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is one of seven governors of both parties who have announced they will work in close coordination to reopen the economy in the Midwest region, which has been decimated due to the coronavirus pandemic. Beshear is joining with his counterparts Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, Mike DeWine from Ohio, Wisconsin’s Tony Evers, Tim Walz of Minnesota, J.B....

Beshear fighting temporary injunction request seeking to halt nation’s health care system

Attorney General Andy Beshear is fighting a request for a temporary injunction filed this week by a group of states seeking to halt the nation’s health care system while an ongoing lawsuit on the issue plays out in federal court. Beshear Beshear and a group of state attorneys general are intervening in the lawsuit – Texas et al. v. United States et al. – that claims the ACA is unconstitutional...

Rural Blog: Analysts think Ky.’s newly approved Medicaid work requirement poses little political risk

“On Jan. 12, Kentucky became the first state to get federal permission to suspend Medicaid coverage for “‘able-bodied’ adults who don’t complete 80 hours per month of community engagement activities,” like employment, education, job-skills training and community service,” Tony Pugh reports for McClatchy’s DC bureau. And though Kentucky is one of the poorest...

Wildcats’ win over undefeated Wichita State ‘best game’ of tourney, says CBS sportswriter

The University of Kentucky Wildcats beating Wichita State, an undefeated No. 1 seed, was sportswriter Matt Norlander’s “best game” of the NCAA tournament. This final shot from Wichita’s Fred VanVleet fell to the right. (Photo from USATSI via CBS Sports.com)   CBS Sports college basketball writer Matt Norlander named the University of Kentucky game against Wichita State...

Wildcats' win over undefeated Wichita State 'best game' of tourney, says CBS sportswriter

The University of Kentucky Wildcats beating Wichita State, an undefeated No. 1 seed, was sportswriter Matt Norlander’s “best game” of the NCAA tournament. This final shot from Wichita’s Fred VanVleet fell to the right. (Photo from USATSI via CBS Sports.com)   CBS Sports college basketball writer Matt Norlander named the University of Kentucky game against Wichita State...