Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber Crimes Unit today announced the arrest and indictment of a 25-year-old Columbus, Ohio man for allegedly seeking sex with a minor.
Beshear said following an investigation by his office and a 14-count indictment by a Franklin County grand jury May 15, Devan M. Fell, of Columbus, Ohio, was arrested May 25 by the Franklin County Ohio Sheriff’s Department.
The Senate is working with President Trump to secure significant accomplishments for the American people, from combating the opioid epidemic to providing the largest year-on-year increase in defense funding in 15 years. However, there’s one key issue I want to especially highlight because it can set our nation on the right path for generations to come. It’s the Senate’s successes in confirming President Trump’s highly-qualified nominees to serve as federal judges. Continue reading Making a Lasting Contribution to Our Country→
Gov. Matt Bevin’s legal team filed in Franklin Circuit Court yesterday their official response to Attorney General Andy Beshear’s political lawsuit against Senate Bill 151, Kentucky’s recently enacted pension reform law.
SB 151, the Commonwealth’s most meaningful attempt to protect the pensions of Kentucky’s public workers and teachers, was passed by both houses of the General Assembly on March 29 and signed into law by Gov. Bevin on April 10. Less than 24 hours later, the ever-opportunistic AG Beshear brought suit against the measure.
Two resolutions recently introduced by State Representative
Addia Wuchner, House District 66 (Boone) and Chair of Health, Welfare, and Family Services and adopted by the House during the 2018 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, in time Older Americans Month, which is celebrated in every May, may bode well for the future of Kentucky seniors. Continue reading Two Newly-Passed Resolutions Bode Well for KY Seniors→
As part of his ongoing fight against the pipeline of opioids flooding Kentucky, Attorney General Andy Beshear is calling on federal lawmakers to pass legislation that significantly increases the size of fines levied against irresponsible drug manufacturers.
Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between April 2017 and April 2018, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 2.7 percent. It was followed by Campbell, Oldham and Shelby counties, 2.9 percent each; Fayette, Scott and Spencer counties, 3 percent each; and Boone, Kenton, Marion, Warren and Washington counties, 3.1 percent each. Continue reading State releases county unemployment data for April 2018→
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is hosting a Facebook LIVE discussion on the Hepatitis A outbreak today at 11 a.m. (EDT). Go to the CHFS Facebook page: (https://www.facebook.com/kychfs/ ) to watch. Acting Commissioner for the Department for Public Health (DPH), Dr. Jeffrey Howard, will provide useful data for the general public and answer questions about Hepatitis A.
Five Kentucky law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty will be honored at the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony tomorrow, May 24 at the memorial monument site in Richmond, Ky.
Gov. Matt Bevin today received confirmation that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved disaster assistance loans for the severe storms and heavy flooding that affected the Commonwealth from Feb. 21 through March 21, 2018. SBA will make low-interest disaster loans available to homeowners, renters and businesses who sustained damage during the approved time period.
Barbara Barrett Belcher, 75, wife of Jim, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 22, 2018 at her home in Berea.
Her favorite expression was “live well, laugh often, love much;” this was something she embodied each day of her life, even as her health declined in later years.
She retired from Peoples Bank and Trust Company of Madison County after 29 years of service as a teller. She was involved with the Berea chapter of Business and Professional Women for many years, had been a competitive bowler, and was a member of Berea Church of God. In retirement, she enjoyed spending her time operating a booth at the Berea Flea Market. Continue reading Barbara Barrett Belcher→