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    Gov. Bevin, State Economic Development Officials to Recruit International Employers at SelectUSA Investment Summit in D.C.

    June 20, 2018 State’s improved business climate aids in attracting new business, jobsRead More
  • WellCare to Create 40 Jobs in Hazard with Care Center

    June 18, 2018 Outbound call operation will help Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid participantsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    June 14, 2018 Nursing, Veterinary Examiners, Embalmers/Funeral Directors, DentistryRead More
  • Brown-Forman’s Old Forester Distillery Returns to Whiskey Row

    June 14, 2018 $45 million operation and tourism destination creates 29 jobsRead More
  • Amended Complaint in SB 151 Lawsuit Seeks to Prevent AG Beshear from Invalidating Thousands of Kentucky Laws

    June 14, 2018 Filed in Franklin Circuit Court by Gov. Bevin's legal teamRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints Michael Todd Mansfield as Todd County Judge/Executive

    June 14, 2018 Mansfield, of Elkton, is an appraiser and former bank presidentRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints David Dickerson as Acting Secretary of Kentucky Labor Cabinet

    June 12, 2018 Gail Russell named Acting Secretary of Public Protection CabinetRead More
  • The Legacy Companies to Locate in Paris, Create 60 Full-Time Jobs

    June 12, 2018 Commercial and household kitchen products supplier will invest nearly $6.7Read More
  • OP-ED: Andy Beshear’s Lawsuit Threatens Future of Kentucky Teachers’ Pensions

    June 12, 2018 by Blake Brickman, Chief of StaffRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Orders State Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Cpl. Ernest L.R. Heilman

    June 07, 2018 From sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 8Read More
  • HDT Global Plans 113 Jobs, $14.5 Million in Upgrades in Florence

    June 07, 2018 Military products provider to improve its Northern Kentucky manufacturing facilityRead More
  • Berry Global Plans 20 New Jobs in Bowling Green

    June 04, 2018 Plastics manufacturer will upgrade operations with nearly $16.5 million investmentRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    June 01, 2018 KTCAB, JJAB, SORAAB, KWIEC, WKCTC, KPTIA, SBEFD, PVARead More
  • Gov. Bevin: Construction Start for Braidy Industries Signals Economic Boom for Northeast Kentucky

    June 01, 2018 Groundbreaking held today in Ashland’s EastPark for $1.5 billion, 600-jobRead More
  • Corvac Composites Plans $6.1 Million Investment in Morgantown, 30 Full-Time Jobs

    June 01, 2018 Project will boost production of vehicle underbody systemsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints Bryan Sunderland as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Legislation

    June 01, 2018 Sunderland previously served as Governor’s Legislative DirectorRead More
  • Crown Verity Selects Build-Ready site in Bowling Green for a $3.6 Million, 25 Job Facility

    May 31, 2018 Canadian grill and cookware maker to open manufacturing/distribution centerRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints Billy Banks as Magistrate for the Third District of Wolfe County

    May 30, 2018 Banks previously served 10 years as magistrateRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Names Derrick Ramsey as Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet

    May 29, 2018 Directs Education, Labor, and Public Protection Cabinets to work togetherRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    May 25, 2018 GIAC and MRPCRead More
  • Bevin Administration Files Official Response to Attorney General’s Political Lawsuit Against SB 151

    May 24, 2018 AG Beshear attempting to block law strengthening Kentucky’s pension systemRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Receives Confirmation of SBA Disaster Loans for Kentucky

    May 23, 2018 Federal assistance available for citizens and businesses in 12 countiesRead More
  • Attorney General Beshear Again Fails to Defend Kentucky Law Protecting Dignity of Unborn Children

    May 22, 2018 HB 454 bans gruesome live dismemberment abortion procedureRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    May 17, 2018 KRA, KCA, KBLFBPC, KBLA, KSFB, GIACRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Names Adam Meier as Secretary, Kristi Putnam as Deputy Secretary of Cabinet for Health and Family Services

    May 17, 2018 CHFS is responsible for human services and healthcare programsRead More
  • OP-ED: Kentucky Job Numbers, Economic Growth Reasons for Optimism

    May 17, 2018 by Governor Matt BevinRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Departs on Recruiting Mission to Asia

    May 16, 2018 Meetings in Tokyo, Seoul this week focus on business developmentRead More
  • Kentucky Launches First-of-Its-Kind Apprenticeship Program for Social Services

    May 15, 2018 Collaborative program enhances job skills and opportunitiesRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Unveils Final Report of Kentucky Work Matters Task Force

    May 15, 2018 Governor signs groundbreaking Employment First executive orderRead More
  • Powell Valley Millwork Announces $3.35 Million Investment in Eastern Kentucky

    May 14, 2018 Hardwood products producer will add 20-25 previously announced full-time jobsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints Eric Bloomfield as Lewis County PVA

    May 14, 2018 Bloomfield, of Vanceburg, is a certified public accountantRead More
  • Novelis Breaks Ground on Facility in Guthrie, Plans 125 Jobs

    May 14, 2018 Approximately $305 million aluminum processing facility to open by 2020Read More
  • Gov. Bevin: Startup Week Just the Beginning for KY Innovation

    May 11, 2018 Kentucky launches reimagined support system for state’s business innovatorsRead More
  • Kentucky Scores Major Partnership with MIT to Fuel Innovation

    May 11, 2018 First state chosen for program that supports long-term entrepreneurial ecosystemRead More
  • Bevin Administration Fights Motion Seeking to Block New Live Dismemberment Abortion Law

    May 09, 2018 H.B. 454 passed overwhelmingly by Kentucky General AssemblyRead More
  • Halton Co. to Add Second Facility in Allen County

    May 07, 2018 55,000-square-foot facility will house Halton Air Moving divisionRead More
  • Gov. Bevin: Startup Week Puts Global Focus on Kentucky’s Innovators

    May 07, 2018 Events, new partnerships/programs will put young businesses on fast trackRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    May 07, 2018 CCDD/JJAB/GIAC/AZC/MSEAC/LDE/JNC/LWCF/EBEC/ASAP/SCCRead More
  • Winners Announced in 'Find Help Now' / 'Don’t Let Them Die' Student PSA Competition

    May 01, 2018 High schoolers showcase marketing campaigns aimed at fighting opioid crisisRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Ceremonially Signs New Law Bolstering Kentucky’s Bid to Host Future Breeders’ Cup Events

    May 01, 2018 HB 259 ensures Commonwealth receives strong consideration for premier eventRead More
  • Alliant Technologies Announces Glasgow Facility, 30 New Jobs

    April 30, 2018 Engineering company to add electrical panel fabrication shopRead More
  • Presidential Disaster Declared for Kentucky Counties Impacted by Severe Weather and Flooding

    April 27, 2018 Allows 34 counties to access federal assistance for recovery, mitigationRead More
  • E-Z Pack Plans Expansion in Cynthiana

    April 27, 2018 Refuse truck/mixer body manufacturer will invest $6.85M, create 100 jobsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointment to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    April 25, 2018 KCTCS Board of RegentsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    April 20, 2018 Kentucky Emergency Response CommissionRead More
  • Takigawa Breaks Ground in Bardstown on First U.S. Factory

    April 20, 2018 Packaging manufacturer will create 180 full-time jobs in Nelson CountyRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Visits Opportunity Zones in Eastern and Western Kentucky

    April 20, 2018 Downtown Hazard and Paradise Regional Business ParkRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints Brian Privett as Circuit Judge for Kentucky's 14th Judicial Circuit, Division 2

    April 18, 2018 Paris attorney has served as prosecutor and in private practiceRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Seeks Judgment Against Attorney General’s Questioning of Validity of Speaker Pro Tempore Osborne’s Signature

    April 18, 2018 Beshear's outrageous legal claim calls into question all 2018 legislationRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    April 17, 2018 CSAEPB, CCAC, GIAC, AKAGCA, CPE, ACMARead More
  • Bevin Administration Files Motion to Disqualify Attorney General for Conflicts of Interest in Pension Lawsuit

    April 17, 2018 AG Beshear violated Rules of Professional Conduct with SB 151Read More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Board of Education

    April 16, 2018 KBE comprised of 11 voting membersRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Receives Notification of Presidential Disaster Declaration for Eastern Kentucky Counties Impacted by Flooding

    April 12, 2018 Allows 22 counties to access federal assistance to repair infrastructureRead More
  • First Lady Glenna Bevin Joins Anthem To Announce Donations Benefiting Kentucky Foster Youth

    April 11, 2018 10,000 Duffle Bags for DCBS, $15,000 for #WeAreKY! FoundationRead More
  • Communications Director Elizabeth Kuhn Responds to Attorney General's Political Lawsuit Against Pension Reform

    April 11, 2018 Statement on AG Beshear's attempt to block SB 151Read More
  • Gov. Bevin Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for 35 Kentucky Counties Impacted by Flooding

    April 11, 2018 Severe weather system caused $24.7 million in damages statewideRead More
  • Kentucky’s Financial Future Requires Tough Decisions

    April 10, 2018 Op-ed by Governor Matt BevinRead More
  • Gov. Bevin: Kentucky Opportunity Zone Initiative Holds Promise of Economic Growth for Local Communities

    April 10, 2018 Federally designated zones offer incentives for long-term economic development investmentsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    April 06, 2018 Exec Branch Ethics Commission / Embalmers & Funeral DirectorsRead More
  • Independent Stave to Build New $66.5 Million Cooperage in Morehead

    April 05, 2018 Barrel manufacturing operation will create 220 jobs in Rowan CountyRead More
  • Century Aluminum Announces $115 Million-plus Investment to Upgrade Smelter in Hawesville

    April 04, 2018 Will create over 250 jobs, increase capacity and upgrade technologyRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    April 04, 2018 State Board of Elections / State Board of Chiropractic ExaminersRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Hopkinsville Police Officer Phillip Meacham

    April 03, 2018 Wednesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 5Read More
  • JOMEL Seams Reasonable opens sewing facility in Jamestown

    March 30, 2018 Mattress cover and component operation will eventually employ 30Read More
  • Pioneer Plastics to Upgrade Webster County Plant, Create 17 Jobs

    March 30, 2018 Company will add production capacity to meet demandRead More
  • Startup Hydroponic Farms USA Plans 121-Job Facility in Breathitt County

    March 30, 2018 $44.5 million-plus investment will support production of greens, tomatoes, peppersRead More
  • Fitzgerald Industries to Buy Former Belden Plant in Monticello, Create 250 Jobs

    March 30, 2018 Aluminum dump truck bed manufacturer will invest $6 millionRead More
  • Kentuckian Garlin Murl Conner To Be Posthumously Awarded Medal of Honor

    March 30, 2018 Spouse Pauline will join President Trump for White House ceremonyRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointment to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    March 28, 2018 Real Estate Appraisers BoardRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    March 23, 2018 KCMA, HPAC, ADRDAC, KBHI, ACAB, KHEAA/KHESLCRead More
  • Gov. Bevin and First Lady Participate in PCAK Ceremony to Launch Child Abuse Prevention Month

    March 22, 2018 Over 3,000 pinwheels 'planted' on Capitol lawn to raise awarenessRead More
  • Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Expansion to Create 35 Jobs at New Louisville Location

    March 22, 2018 Bourbon barrel restorer moves within city to better serve customersRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    March 19, 2018 LBSHI, BLOT, HPRB, BIDHH, HPAC, NKCCC, WWCB, GSPRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton

    March 16, 2018 Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19Read More
  • Gov. Bevin Congratulates Kings Royal Biotech on Groundbreaking of 140-Job Facility in Carlisle County

    March 16, 2018 Cannabidiol producer will invest more than $30M for extraction operationRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Cuts Ribbon on Maxim Crane Works’ 100-Job Expansion in Campbell County

    March 15, 2018 Company’s new $4.71 million headquarters consolidates operations in Northern KentuckyRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    March 12, 2018 Kentucky Heritage Council / Perryville Battlefield CommissionRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for Eastern Kentucky Counties Impacted by Flooding

    March 12, 2018 Recent flooding caused over $18M in damages to local infrastructureRead More
  • Gov. Bevin, First Lady Announce Winner of Charity Auction to Implode Capital Plaza Tower

    March 11, 2018 A.J. Stivers, of Shelbyville, donated $15,000 in support of #WeAreKY!Read More
  • Gov. Bevin, First Lady Remind Kentuckians to Bid on Opportunity to Implode Capital Plaza Tower

    March 09, 2018 Winning bid is tax deductible and will benefit foster childrenRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    March 07, 2018 KCA / HPAC / KCSSIIDODDRead More
  • Gov. Bevin and First Lady Announce Charity Auction to Participate in Capital Plaza Tower Implosion

    March 06, 2018 Proceeds will benefit First Lady’s foundation for children and familiesRead More
  • First Lady Glenna Bevin Announces Winner of 2018 Kentucky Derby Poster Contest

    March 05, 2018 Ashley McHone is an 11th grader in Shelby CountyRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    March 02, 2018 Agriculture Water Quality AuthorityRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints David E. Williams as Interim Magistrate for the First District of Laurel County

    March 02, 2018 Williams is owner of Bush Fire Services, BFS TransportationRead More
  • Blue Grass Metals Expanding in Northern Kentucky

    March 02, 2018 Wire manufacturer to create 15 jobs, further automotive market expansionRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor the Memory of Rev. Billy Graham

    March 01, 2018 Friday, March 2 until sunsetRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 28, 2018 University of Louisville / Eastern Kentucky UniversityRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 27, 2018 Judicial Nominating Commission / Ashland CTC Board of DirectorsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 26, 2018 Commissioner - Old Brownsboro Place / Magistrate - Greenup CountyRead More
  • WireCrafters Set to Expand in Louisville, Create 100 Jobs

    February 26, 2018 Wire partition manufacturer adding production space to cut turnaround timeRead More
  • Congressman Rogers and Gov. Bevin Announce $3.4 Million Project to Assist with Water Supply Issues in Martin County

    February 24, 2018 Plan will also provide additional $1.2 million for water districtRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Declares State of Emergency in Response to Continued Heavy Rainfall Events across Kentucky

    February 23, 2018 Declaration allows emergency management to utilize vital resourcesRead More
  • E-Commerce Company to Add 56 Jobs in Warren County Expansion

    February 23, 2018 Online boutique, women’s clothing manufacturer will invest $2 millionRead More
  • Exports Record, FDI Showcase Kentucky’s International Growth

    February 23, 2018 KCED officials visit company execs in Europe to further effortsRead More
  • Vita-Stat to Create 22 Jobs with Louisville Expansion

    February 22, 2018 Medication and care management technology provider investing more than $2MRead More
  • Cuddle Clones Announces New Louisville Home

    February 22, 2018 Homegrown company will create 50 jobs with relocationRead More
  • Owl’s Head Alloys Expansion to Create 17 Jobs in Bowling Green

    February 22, 2018 Aluminum recycling company will add fourth furnace at facilityRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Participates in HAAS eKentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute Grand Opening

    February 20, 2018 Paintsville institute will help prepare Commonwealth’s skilled workforceRead More
  • Bevin Administration Files Lawsuit Ensuring the Commonwealth’s Voice is Heard on Kentucky HEALTH

    February 19, 2018 Lawsuit seeks federal ruling on transformational Medicaid waiverRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 16, 2018 Kentucky Military History Museum CommitteeRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Tragedy in Parkland, Florida

    February 16, 2018 Until sunset on Monday, Feb. 19Read More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments and Designations to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 14, 2018 WDC, BVE, BHC, CFPPSE, WWCB, JNCRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 12, 2018 Consumers' Advisory CouncilRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Submits Amicus Brief in Support of Local Business Ordered to Print T-Shirts in Violation of Religious Beliefs

    February 12, 2018 Brief supports Lexington-based Hands-On OriginalsRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointment to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 09, 2018 Kentucky Work Ready Skills Advisory CommitteeRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints Adam R. O'Nan as Union County Judge-Executive

    February 08, 2018 Sturgis resident is a farmer and restaurant ownerRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 08, 2018 Statewide Independent Living Council / Waste Tire Working GroupRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 07, 2018 KCDHH and KTDFARead More
  • Gov. Bevin Appoints Traci Lee Peppers as Circuit Judge in the Family Court for the 43rd Judicial Circuit, Division 2

    February 07, 2018 Peppers is family law attorney, former assistant commonwealth's attorneyRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Fayette County Fiscal Court

    February 06, 2018 Judge-Executive Jon Larson / 3rd District Commissioner Kevin AkersRead More
  • Governor and First Lady Announce Results from Shop & Share 2018

    February 06, 2018 $585,800 raised to support Kentucky domestic violence sheltersRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Hosts 52nd Annual Kentucky Governor's Prayer Breakfast

    February 06, 2018 Approx. 1,200 attend event at KY Horse Park's Alltech ArenaRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

    February 05, 2018 KBLFBPC / KSCIAOS / SORAAB / HSLCRead More
  • DPL Financial Partners to Create 40 Jobs with Louisville Expansion

    February 05, 2018 Fast-growing insurance consulting firm already needs more spaceRead More
  • Strengthening Resources for Kentucky Families

    February 05, 2018 Op-Ed by First Lady Glenna BevinRead More
  • Governor Requests Cooperation of Attorney General in Legal Efforts Against Opioid Companies

    February 05, 2018 Letter calls for “strength in unity” through legal partnershipRead More
  • PowerTec Solutions International Plans 20-job HQ Expansion in Simpson County

    February 02, 2018 $2.26M-plus project to include larger distribution facility and testing labRead More
  • Gov. Bevin Announces Launch of FindHelpNowKY.org to Connect Kentuckians to SUD Treatment Centers

    February 02, 2018 ‘Don’t Let Them Die’ high school marketing/awareness campaign also announcedRead More
  • Tru-Tone E-Coating Facility Locating in Lexington Will Create 120 Jobs

    January 31, 2018 Family-owned company’s first Kentucky project includes $4.6 million investmentRead More