From Frankfort

Attorney General Beshear questions legality of $350M in budget cuts proposed by Gov. Bevin

09/12/2017 02:03 PM

FRANKFORT – A request by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration for budget cuts totaling $350 million in many state government agencies may be illegal and lead to another courtroom showdown between Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear. Beshear announced Tuesday that he had outlined his legal concerns in a letter to Bevin’s office, which sent letters to agency leaders on Friday asking for their plans to absorb 17.4 percent spending reductions by Sept. 25. Funding for K-12 education, Medicaid, corrections, universities... Read more 

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