Edelen’s First Statewide Audit Makes Familiar Requests to Treasurer, Other Departments

The first statewide audit from new Auditor Adam Edelen has uncovered some familiar problems. Edelen is required to conduct an audit of all state agencies every year. His first report was released this morning. You can read it here. In it, Edelen takes many state agencies to task. That includes the Department of Military Affairs […]

New Constitutional Officers Make Their Cases On Beshear’s Proposed Budget Cuts

Kentucky’s newest constitutional officers are fearing the results of the latest proposed budget cuts. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Auditor Adam Edelen and Agriculture Commissioner James Comer all testified before a budget subcommittee today. All three are facing 8.4 percent budget cuts. Grimes and Comer asked the committee to reconsider cuts to their offices to […]

Paul Endorses Kemper for State Auditor

In the race for Kentucky’s chief financial watchdog, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., endorsed Republican John Kemper, calling the Lexington developer a “constant thorn in the side” of the political establishment. Kemper is running against Democrat Adam Edelen in a race to succeed Crit Luallen, who cannot seek a third term. Edelen is the former […]

Edelen Not Concerned With Recent Poll Numbers

Considered the favorite by political observers, Democratic candidate for state auditor Adam Edelen isn’t worried about a recent poll that shows him only three points ahead of Republican John Kemper. By all indications Edelen should be winning the race by a much wider margin when considering he is the former chief of staff for Governor […]

Edelen Launches Campaign Website

Running unopposed in the primary, Democratic state auditor candidate Adam Edelen has unveiled his campaign website. From PageOne KY: As Jake points out, one cannot be sure if the Lexington businessman is a real hunter or playing to Kentucky voters with his “common sense” banner. Regardless, Edelen is considered the favorite in the fall general […]