House Speaker Jeff Hoover

Associated Press

The Kentucky House of Representatives has walked back a controversial rule change that created a special legislative panel to investigate former Speaker Jeff Hoover.

Associated Press

Tuesday marked another day of high drama in the Kentucky House of Representatives as former House Speaker Jeff Hoover sought an amendment that would force critics seeking his expulsion to pay up if they're unsuccessful.

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The Republican speaker of Kentucky's House of Representatives has resigned his leadership position more than two months after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment claim and paid to keep it quiet.

Will Speaker Hoover's Fate Keep Sucking All The Air Out Of The Capitol?

Jan 8, 2018
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Lawmakers head into their first full week of the 2018 Legislative Session.  Will the status and fate of Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover dominate the proceedings again this week?  We posed that question to Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette.

Associated Press

Eight Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have asked for GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover to be removed from office after he settled a sexual harassment complaint with a woman in his office.

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The introduction of new House rules for the 2018 legislative session evolved into a debate over who should control the gavel in the chamber.

House Speaker Hoover Rethinking Resignation Decision

Jan 2, 2018
Associated Press

Kentucky's House speaker, who said he would resign his leadership position after acknowledging he settled a sexual harassment claim with a female legislative staffer, now says he's reconsidering that decision.

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Sydney Bullock is just 13-years old, but she's already building quite a resume as a working actress. Her latest role was on the hit show 'Stranger Things.'

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Kentucky's Republican House speaker has resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he settled sexual harassment claims from one of his staffers last month.  Jeff Hoover announced his decision Sunday. He denied sexually harassing the staff member, but said he sent inappropriate text messages that were consensual.  Hoover's wife and two of his three daughters were in the room as he spoke.

Ky. Gov Says Some Lawmakers Should Resign

Nov 4, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor has called for the immediate resignation of any elected official who has settled sexual harassment allegations.  Gov. Matt Bevin held a news conference on Saturday at the state Capitol days after the Courier-Journal reported Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover had settled a sexual harassment allegation outside of court with one of his staffers.