P’Pool, a Republican, dropped by the Secretary of State’s office Wednesday to fill out his paperwork and pay the qualifying fee. So far, he is the only candidate to qualify for the office.Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway hasn’t qualified yet, but has announced his intentions to seek re-election.
Dueling complaints over alleged improper endorsements in the Louisville mayor’s race are now being handled by the Kentucky State Police. Each party claims the rival party’s candidate violated the law by trading influence for support.
The Kentucky Consumer Advisory Council held the first of three public forums on payday lending Wednesday in Louisville. The forums come after repeated calls for more regulation on the payday loan industry.
Governor Steve Beshear was recently asked to sign three death warrants. He signed one, but held off on two others, citing a shortage of Sodium thiopental (Pentathol), which is used in lethal injection executions.
The Kentucky Attorney General’s office says the Louisville Arena Authority is in partial violation of the state’s Open Records Act. While the attorney general’s office says the Arena Authority properly denied personal information like social security numbers and dates of birth, it improperly denied information like employees’ names, home zip codes, gender, race and pay rates.
A former mine safety analyst for the state has been indicted on 28 counts of falsifying reports about several mines, many of which are in Perry County.
from Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky attorney general’s voter fraud hotline is receiving a steady stream of complaints on this primary Election Day. Clay County, which has had voter fraud problems in the past, is again drawing complaints. Shelley Johnson with the attorney’s general office says the voter fraud hotline has already received… Continue reading AG's Office Gets Voter Fraud Complaints
from Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky Consumer Advocate Network in Louisville recently violated state Open Records laws. At least that’s the opinion of the state attorney general’s office. In February, Rita Brooks requested specific contracts, salaries, minutes and budgetary information from the Kentucky Consumer Advocate Network, or KYCAN, of Louisville. An attorney for… Continue reading A-G Finds Louisville Agency in Violation of Open Records Laws
Thirty-eight states, including Kentucky, have reached a settlement with toy-maker Mattel over the presence of excessive levels of lead in toys. Kentucky Attorney General spokeswoman Allison Martin says millions of tainted toys were on store shelves in 2007.
The Kentucky Attorney General says fraudulent businesses and lotteries are on the rise in the Commonwealth.