Fmr. KY House speaker hospitalized

Kentucky Representative Jeff Hoover (R) has been hospitalized. It comes just days after resigning as house speaker.

According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, a family member of Hoover says he was hospitalized due to a heart related issue. No other details of Hoover's condition have been announced.

His family is now asking for privacy.

Hoover resigned as house speaker on Sunday after Governor Matt Bevin called for his resignation. On Nov. 1 it was reported Hoover confidentially settled a sexual harassment complaint made by a woman on the house leadership staff.

 

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 10, 2017)


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