Outgoing Secretary of State Named Parks Commissioner

Outgoing Kentucky Secretary of State Elaine Walker will become the commissioner of the parks department when she leaves office later this month. Walker was appointed as the commonwealth’s chief election officer by Governor Steve Beshear in January 2011 to replace Trey Grayson, who took a post at Harvard University before the end of his term. […]

State Parks May Turn Golf Courses Over To Private Vendors

The Kentucky Department of Parks has issued a proposal seeking information from vendors that might want to operate state owned golf courses. Spokesperson Gil Lawson says there are 18 state courses that could be operated by private sector firms. “Right now rounds of golf are subsidized by taxpayers, we are losing money at this and […]