P’Pool Supports Moving Terror Suspects to Gitmo

Following other GOP nominees running for office in Kentucky this fall, Republican Attorney General candidate Todd P’Pool has voiced support for sending the terror suspects charged in Bowling Green last month to Guantanamo Bay. The Hopkins County attorney is hoping to mirror state Senate President David Williams’s success with the issue in the gubernatorial race […]

Beshear Orders Extension of Price Gouging Protections

At the request of the attorney general, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed an executive order to extend price gouging consumer protection laws by an additional 30 days. The initial protections implemented by Beshear in response to last month’s severe storms and flooding are set to expire May 26. The extension will allow state officials […]

Hearing On Gas Price Gouging Complaint Set In Frankfort

A hearing on alleged gasoline price gouging in Kentucky by Marathon Petroleum resumes Thursday morning in Frankfort. Attorney General Jack Conway says Marathon Petroleum has been illegally jacking up gasoline prices during a state of emergency. The company strongly denies it, and both sides are preparing to present expert witnesses in Franklin Circuit Court. Conway […]

Conway Accuses Marathon of Price Gouging

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is accusing Marathon Petroleum Company of price gouging. In a motion filed in Franklin Circuit Court, Conway alleges the oil company illegally raised the price of gasoline during a time of emergency. Spokesperson Allison Martin says Conway believes Marathon has unlawfully increase gas prices since April, when Governor Steve Beshear […]

Conway, Mongiardo to Co-Chair Grimes Campaign

With less than a week until the primary election, Democratic secretary of state candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has announced that Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and Lt. Governor Daniel Mongiardo will serve as statewide co-chairs of her campaign. Grimes is seeking the party’s nomination in a closely watched race against incumbent Secretary of State Elaine […]

UPDATE: P’Pool Flexes Fundraising Output, Conway Camp Responds

Running unopposed in the primary election, Republican candidate for attorney general and Hopkins County Attorney Todd P’Pool raised an impressive $114,335, according to the latest campaign finance reports. The 15-day reporting period is the last filing before the May 17 primary and stretches from April 15 through May 1. Records show during that time P’Pool […]

RPK Repeats Challenge Concerning AG’s Brother

For the second consecutive day, the Republican Party of Kentucky is challenging Attorney General Jack Conway to clarify his involvement in a compromised drug investigation involving his younger brother. Earlier this week, Matt Conway resigned from the prosecutor’s office for undisclosed reasons almost a year after it was revealed he lied twice about being tipped […]

RPK Questions Attorney General About Brother’s Resignation

The Republican Party of Kentucky is demanding Attorney General Jack Conway clarify the circumstances surrounding the departure of his younger brother, Matt Conway, from the Jefferson County commonwealth’s attorney’s office. On Tuesday, Matt Conway resigned from the prosecutor’s office for undisclosed reasons almost a year after it was revealed he lied twice about being tipped […]

P’Pool Raises $100,000 at Fundraising Event

Facing no opposition in the primary, Republican candidate for attorney general Todd P’Pool raised more than $100,000 during a campaign fundraiser in Madisonville last Thursday. Since announcing his candidacy, P’Pool, who serves as the Hopkins County Attorney, has caught the attention of political observers for his successful fundraising efforts thus far. Compared to incumbent Attorney General […]

Conway Endorses Grimes for Secretary of State

Furthering a Democratic Party divide, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has endorsed Lexington attorney Alison Lundergan Grimes in the primary contest for Secretary of State. Grimes is running against incumbent Elaine Walker, who was appointed by Governor Steve Beshear earlier this year to serve the final 11 months of former Secretary of State Trey Grayson’s […]