AG: Election Fraud Complaints Up From Last Year

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, […]

KLC Chief Says Organization Is Rebounding From Scandal

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 […]

U of L Appeals Merger-Related Open Records Ruling

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 […]

Jobs Bill Faces Defeat in Senate, Tech Companies Find Workers Overseas, Attorney General Candidate Todd P’Pool: Today on Here and Now

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. […]

UPDATE: Only Two Calls Received on Vote Fraud Hotline

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 […]

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 […]