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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear will not move forward with the former governor's controversial changes to the state's Medicaid program, including a work requirement for recipients. Beshear made the announcement Monday, within his first week in office.

For a second time in nine months, the same federal judge has struck down the Trump administration's plan to force some Medicaid recipients to work to maintain benefits.

A number of states have tied Medicaid coverage to work requirements. But legal challenges have followed — a sucessful attempt to stop the program in Kentucky, an ongoing lawsuit in Arkansas and possibly more to come.