From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio Calls to the state attorney general’s election fraud hotline have been running higher than a year ago. By mid-afternoon, 16 complaints had been received. That compares with a total a six complaints made during the 2011 primary. Spokeswoman Shelly Catharine Johnson says during the last presidential primary in 2008,… Continue reading AG: Election Fraud Complaints Up From Last Year
by Dan Conti, Kentucky Public Radio The executive director of the Kentucky League of Cities is traveling across the commonwealth to meet with local officials, hear their concerns and try to restore the credibility of the organization. John Steiner was in Ashland today as part of that mission. The KLC’s reputation was blemished two years… Continue reading KLC Chief Says Organization Is Rebounding From Scandal
The University of Louisville has filed an appeal to an attorney general’s ruling regarding an Open Records dispute with the American Civil Liberties Union. Last summer, the ACLU filed an Open Records request for materials related to the pending merger of U of L Hospital, Jewish/St. Mary’s Hospital System and Catholic Health Initiatives. U of… Continue reading U of L Appeals Merger-Related Open Records Ruling
Democrats are trying to snatch victory from the jaws of almost certain defeat today, as the Senate is poised vote down the President’s $447 billion jobs bill. As that curtain falls, Democrats are scrambling to save parts of the plan, including a payroll tax holiday, with smaller bills more likely to make it through Congress.… Continue reading Jobs Bill Faces Defeat in Senate, Tech Companies Find Workers Overseas, Attorney General Candidate Todd P’Pool: Today on Here and Now
UPDATE: As of 3 p.m. EDT, two calls have been received by the Kentucky attorney general’s election fraud hotline since the polls opened Tuesday morning. One call came from Fayette County and the other from Henry County. Both calls were characterized as general complaints and did not involve allegations of vote-buying. With a dismal turnout… Continue reading UPDATE: Only Two Calls Received on Vote Fraud Hotline
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… Continue reading P’Pool Raises $100,000 at Fundraising Event
A question has arisen as to whether a nepotism prohibition applies to ‘itinerant’ or ‘district-wide’ teachers hired by superintendants, instead of principals.
The six counties chosen at random for post-election audits are Bell, McCreary, Union, Powell, Pendleton and Carter.
The Whitley County school district said release of the resumes of unsuccessful candidates for superintendent would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
The opinion comes in an appeal filed by Henry Crawford of Louisville, who was seeking all records of his case from his former attorney, Mathew Farra.