Conway Urges Pabst to Pull “Blast” Colt 45

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is calling on Pabst Brewing Company to stop selling “Blast” by Colt 45, a new premium malt beverage with natural fruit flavors, saying its marketing plan targets minors. Joining 17 other attorneys general, Conway signed a letter to the Illinois-based beer company that expresses concern about the alcoholic content of […]

Conway, Mongiardo Praise Florida Governor’s Reversal on Prescription Tracking

Reacting to a congressional panel on the “pill mill pipeline”, Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Dan Mongiardo and Attorney General Jack Conway praised Florida Governor Rick Scott for supporting the creation of a prescription drug monitoring system in his state. On Thursday, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear told WFPL that Scott assured him that Florida would initiate a […]

AG Sets Effective Dates for Kentucky Legislation

by Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky attorney general’s office has issued an opinion on the effective date of legislation approved during the May special session on the budget. The $17 billion budget and the state road plan both had emergency clauses attached and went into effect when Gov. Beshear signed them into law. […]

Conway: Obama Visit Welcome "If He Wants To Come"

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, when asked by Frankfort reporters Wednesday if he intends to invite President Obama to campaign with him this fall, said he would welcome the President “if he wants to come.” But Conway, the Democratic nominee for U-S Senate, says the Senate race is not […]

Mongiardo To Mull Political Future

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio He’s still lieutenant governor, but Dan Mongiardo won’t be Kentucky’s next U-S Senator.  Mongiardo fell to Attorney General Jack Conway in a close Democratic primary last night.  With baby daughter Kathryn cradled in his arms, and wife Allison looking on, Mongiardo fielded reporters’ questions after his concession speech.       “I’ve […]

Mongiardo Files Ethics Complaint Against Conway

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Democratic U-S Senate candidate Dan Mongiardo is accusing his Kentucky primary opponent, Jack Conway, of an ethical breach concerning campaign contributions.  Mongiardo says Conway has accepted $70,000 from executives with utilities Conway regulates as attorney general.  “Attorney General Jack Conway has sworn an oath to represent the ratepayers of Kentucky […]

AG's Office Upholds Open Records Request Denial

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The attorney general’s office is upholding the denial of records pertaining to the arrest of the executive director of a western Kentucky economic development corporation. In June, Murray-Calloway County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Mark Manning was arrested in Frankfort on a DUI charge. He quickly pleaded guilty and […]