McConnell Bulldozing Potential Primary Challenge

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has built up an impressive war chest for his re-election bid in 2014, but with millions raised it’s the GOP leader’s budding relationship with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., that is his greatest asset. According to Federal Election Commission, the GOP leader raised over $1 million in the first three […]

Beshear Honors Three New Inductees in Kentucky Women Exhibit

Joining the Kentucky Commission on Women, Gov. Steve Beshear honored three distinguished women on Tuesday for their illustrious careers and significant contributions to the commonwealth. The governor announced that Willa Beatrice Brown, Joan Riehm and Crit Luallen were inducted into the “Kentucky Women Remembered” exhibit to mark Women’s History Month. As part of the honor, […]

In-Depth: Despite Investigations and Complaints, For-Profit Colleges Have Supporters in Frankfort

Complaints about for-profit colleges in Kentucky continue to raise eyebrows in Frankfort. But the schools also have many legislative defenders. Currently there are 141 for-profit colleges in Kentucky, which are seeing significant growth. National enrollment in proprietary colleges is nearing two million students, compared to a half-million in 1998. The schools cater mostly to students […]

Auditor’s Report Finds Improvements In State Finances As Well As Persistent Problems

The most recent annual audit of the Kentucky’s finances has found continued problems with data security and reconciling bank accounts.

But, the report from the State Auditor’s office also found an overall improvement in operations over the last year, citing 53 deficiencies, as opposed to the 70 uncovered earlier.