Democratic Party Spent $85,000 For Beshear’s Plane Use

A report in the Lexington Herald-Leader reveals Governor Steve Beshear used a state plane to take his family to the 2011 NCAA Final Four basketball tournament in Houston. The Kentucky Democratic Party reimbursed the state $6,105 for the flight and has spent almost $85,000 to cover the cost of similar flights since the governor took […]

KDP Renews Call That Farmer Reimburse State for Luxury Suites

Criticisms of Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and his use of state money continue despite him donating portions of his salary to charity. On Tuesday, Farmer, who is running for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, apologized for refusing to participate in furlough days, which helped fill the state’s budget deficit. The Kentucky Democratic Party […]

Kentucky Democratic Party Chair To Step Down

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky Public Radio has learned the Kentucky Democratic Party will soon have a new chairman. Charlie Moore, who has held the post since March 2009, is stepping down. The 61-year old Union County lawyer tells KPR he’s needed back home for personal and professional reasons. “When I took this […]