Merger Critic Joins Fischer’s Task Force

The task force is meant to find the problems and successes of the consolidation and recommend changes. Owen says it’s too early to say what exactly the task force will do, but there are several issues he hopes it will take on.

“There are some areas we could look at,” he says. “I think we need to look at the economic development area, we may need to look at the structure of the government. I don’t know if that’s going to be part of the charge to this group. What I would like to look at and what we will look at might be two very different things.”

Stumbo Will Run for Speaker of the House

Ending months of speculation, Rep. Greg Stumbo of Prestonsburg is making it official. He’s running for the top leadership position in the Kentucky House. He’s been testing the waters for months, talking to House colleagues and gauging support, and now, former House majority leader Greg Stumbo says he’s in. He’s definitely running for House Speaker […]