Quantcast

Speaker Hoover To Address The Media At 4 p.m. - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

Speaker Hoover To Address The Media At 4 p.m.

Posted: Updated:

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) - House Speaker Jeff Hoover is expected to make a statement to the media Sunday afternoon. 

This follows an announcement made by Governor Matt Bevin addressing settlements reached between several Republican Party members in regard to an alleged sexual harassment suit.  

Bevin called for anyone involved in sexual harassment allegations or who has settled an issue of that nature to resign. Bevin did not identify Hoover by name, but the House Speaker was named in a Courier-Journal investigative piece as recently settling a lawsuit regarding the issue.

Speaker Hoover responded with a statement of his own: "I am disappointed that our Governor in his press conference Saturday afternoon would call not only for my resignation but the resignation of other individuals who have no involvement in this matter.   The Governor has yet to ask our side of the story, he and I have not spoken since the story broke, and I did not receive a courtesy call from him before his grandstanding today.   Instead, he has accepted as fact only, one side of the story.

He announced Sunday that he would hold a press conference beginning at 4 p.m. to make a statement. 

Three other Republicans were also implicated in the situation, according to House Representative Phil Moffett.

WEATHER
MaxTrack Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Two Teachers, Police Officer Injured During Fight At Scott Co. School

    Two Teachers, Police Officer Injured During Fight At Scott Co. School

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-02-23 00:48:26 GMT

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) - Several students were arrested and two teachers and an officer were injured during a fight at Scott County High School. Video captured of the incident shows at least 6 students fighting in the hallways of the school. An SRO and a teacher are shown trying to break up the fight. School officials say two teachers and the officer received minor injuries. The situation is under control, school officials say. The students involved were taken into custody. Their ...

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) - Several students were arrested and two teachers and an officer were injured during a fight at Scott County High School. Video captured of the incident shows at least 6 students fighting in the hallways of the school. An SRO and a teacher are shown trying to break up the fight. School officials say two teachers and the officer received minor injuries. The situation is under control, school officials say. The students involved were taken into custody. Their ...

  • Sheriff: School Officer Never Went Inside To Confront Gunman

    Sheriff: School Officer Never Went Inside To Confront Gunman

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:40 PM EST2018-02-23 00:40:19 GMT
    ZUMA PressZUMA Press
    ZUMA PressZUMA Press
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday. The Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by a gunman armed with an AR-15 style assault rifle has reignited national debate over gun laws and school safety, including proposals by President Donald Trump and others to designate more p...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday. The Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by a gunman armed with an AR-15 style assault rifle has reignited national debate over gun laws and school safety, including proposals by President Donald Trump and others to designate more p...
  • 11-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Sister In Bell Co.

    11-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Sister In Bell Co.

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:59 PM EST2018-02-22 18:59:03 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    BELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) KSP says that an 11-year-old boy accidentally shot his six-year-old sister in the head with a handgun Wednesday. The incident happened on Charles Collett Road in the Blackmount community. The girl was transported to Middlesboro ARH and then flown to the University of Tennessee for her injuries. She was alert and responsive at the time of transport to UT. She is reportedly stable, but in critical condition, according to KSP. At the time of the shooting, the ...

    BELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) KSP says that an 11-year-old boy accidentally shot his six-year-old sister in the head with a handgun Wednesday. The incident happened on Charles Collett Road in the Blackmount community. The girl was transported to Middlesboro ARH and then flown to the University of Tennessee for her injuries. She was alert and responsive at the time of transport to UT. She is reportedly stable, but in critical condition, according to KSP. At the time of the shooting, the ...

Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2018, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?