Kentucky Lawmakers Discuss Aviation Needs

With a budget session coming up in January, Kentucky lawmakers are taking an early look at state aviation needs. A legislative hearing on the topic was held this afternoon in Frankfort. The Department of Aviation has 35 employees and an annual budget of around $10 million. The department oversees three fixed-wing aircraft and one helicopter. […]

Noble Will Be First Female Justice to Preside Over KY Supreme Court Arguments

History will be made Wednesday morning at 11:00 am in the courtroom of the Kentucky Supreme Court in Frankfort. Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton has recused himself from a criminal case coming before the Supreme Court. So, that means Deputy Chief Justice Mary Noble will preside over oral arguments in the case. It’s a first […]

Board of Elections Certifies Primary Results

The vote tallies from Kentucky’s May 17th primary election are now official. The results were certified by the State Board of Elections, meeting in Frankfort. The board’s focus now turns to the November 8th general election. “One of the things that we do in all of our meetings is that we approve reimbursement for the various […]

AG’s Office Rules Form Letters Cannot Delay Open Records

Form letters are not the proper way to delay a response to an Open Records request in Kentucky. That’s the legal opinion of the attorney general’s office. On April 4th, Thomas Clifford sought medical records relating to himself from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in Frankfort. The cabinet had three days to respond, but […]

Primary Results Audited In Six Kentucky Counties

Six Kentucky counties have been chosen at random for mandatory, post-primary election audits. Attorney General Jack Conway conducted the drawing, and the counties are Wolfe, Boyd, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Estill and Clark. Pendleton County was drawn before Clark, but disqualified, because it was audited in the previous election. Conway says investigators will now be dispatched to […]

Beshear Announces Designated Cultural Districts Program

The Kentucky Arts Council wants to help local communities showcase and market cultural amenities like museums, theatres, historic sites, and even farmers’ markets and festivals. Along those lines, the council is overseeing a statewide cultural district certification program announced by Governor Steve Beshear. Beshear says the designated districts will get focused training, as well as […]

Beshear Touts More GOP Support

Governor Steve Beshear’s campaign says the list of Republicans backing the Kentucky Democrat’s re-election bid this fall is growing. On the day before Kentucky Republicans held their post-primary unity rally at GOP headquarters in Frankfort, Gov. Beshear’s campaign released the names of 70 Republicans backing his re-election bid. Among the names was former Lt. Gov. […]

Judge Rules for Marathon in Gouging Case

A Frankfort judge, in a price gouging case against Marathon Petroleum, has refused to force the oil company to roll back gas prices in Kentucky. In the wake of April flooding, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway accused Marathon Petroleum of price gouging during a State of Emergency declared on April 26th. Conway wanted Franklin Circuit […]