From the Louisville Courier-Journal: A key player in deciding the value of Matt Bevin's home was appointed by ... Bevin


FRANKFORT — The state government lawyer hearing the case to set the property tax value of Gov. Matt Bevin’s Anchorage mansion was appointed to his job by Bevin and was a donor to his 2015 gubernatorial campaign.

As hearing officer in the case, Patrick Flannery will consider evidence and procedural motions, preside over any hearings and recommend orders to the three-member Kentucky Claims Commission that will set a value on the Bevin house in the hotly contested and high-profile case.

The three members of the claims commission, as the Courier Journal reported last fall, also were appointed to their posts by Bevin.

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