State Representative Darryl Owens of Louisville had sought economic impact studies for a northern Kentucky park that would present a literal interpretation of the biblical flood story. The park has received preliminary approval for up to $37 million in tax incentives. Owens’s open records request for the economic studies was denied, because tourism officials said the documents were proprietary.
It’s believed that many of the prescriptions abused in Kentucky come from Florida. Governor Steve Beshear, Lieutenant Governor Dan Mongiardo, Congressman Hal Rogers and U.S. Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske have all encouraged Florida Governor Rick Scott to reconsider cutting the program.
“The Commonwealth of Kentucky ranks 14th highest in the nation in the number of food insecure children under the age of 18. Kentucky ranks 4th highest in the nation in the number of food insecure children under the age of 5,” says Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway.
AmeriHealth handles day-to-day operations for Passport Health Plan. Their payment to the state comes after a nine-month investigation by Attorney General Jack Conway’s office. Conway says AmeriHealth falsified cervical cancer screenings in order to receive a bonus from the state.
Governor Steve Beshear escaped without Democratic primary opposition, but three Republicans want his job – Senate President David Williams, Louisville businessman Phil Moffett and Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw.
To date, Kentucky’s Office of Consumer Protection has issued subpoenas to seven for-profit colleges across the commonwealth. The office wants the schools to produce information on student loans, loan default rates, student recruitment, advertising claims, financial aid and the transferability of course credits.
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.
The suspension was announced in a brief statement from MSNBC President Phil Griffin, reported by the cable network today.
Paul, a Bowling Green eye doctor and son of Libertarian Congressman Ron Paul, went on the attack during the campaign against the federal health care overhaul, stimulus plans and the budget deficit, repeating his call for smaller government during his victory speech.
For about 30 minutes, Mr. Clinton discussed what he saw as the perils of Paul’s small government platform. He also spoke against outside groups such as Crossroads GPS that have run ads critical of Conway.