Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT

Posted at 3:40 AM, Jun 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-29 21:45:03-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear are fighting over Capitol office space as they clash in the race for governor. Through a public records request, the Lexington Herald-Leader obtained a June 26 letter in which Finance and Administration Secretary William M. Landrum III informed Beshear’s office that Bevin’s administration will move into two first-floor rooms occupied by Beshear employees, with Beshear’s office receiving two basement rooms.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court says it won’t reconsider a ruling that upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. Kentucky’s anti-abortion governor, Republican Matt Bevin, hailed the decision Friday but opponents of the measure said they were disappointed and have begun evaluating their options.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin’s latest campaign-finance report shows the Republican loaned $2 million to his reelection campaign just before last month’s primary election. The report submitted on Thursday shows Bevin raised nearly $2.4 million in the past several weeks, but $2 million came from Bevin’s personal loan to the campaign.

UNDATED (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin says he’ll propose returning 100% of Kentucky’s coal severance tax revenues to coal-producing counties in his next budget plan if he wins reelection. The Republican governor made the pledge during a speech Friday to county officials.