Mongiardo To Mull Political Future

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio He’s still lieutenant governor, but Dan Mongiardo won’t be Kentucky’s next U-S Senator.  Mongiardo fell to Attorney General Jack Conway in a close Democratic primary last night.  With baby daughter Kathryn cradled in his arms, and wife Allison looking on, Mongiardo fielded reporters’ questions after his concession speech.       “I’ve… Continue reading Mongiardo To Mull Political Future

Mongiardo Files Ethics Complaint Against Conway

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Democratic U-S Senate candidate Dan Mongiardo is accusing his Kentucky primary opponent, Jack Conway, of an ethical breach concerning campaign contributions.  Mongiardo says Conway has accepted $70,000 from executives with utilities Conway regulates as attorney general.  “Attorney General Jack Conway has sworn an oath to represent the ratepayers of Kentucky… Continue reading Mongiardo Files Ethics Complaint Against Conway

Beshear, Mongiardo To Take Pay Cuts

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor Dan Mongiardo are taking voluntary ten-percent pay cuts next calendar year. Beshear knows the cuts won’t do much to reduce the state’s projected $456 million deficit, but he hopes the move will send a message.  “It’s a symbol by the chief executive… Continue reading Beshear, Mongiardo To Take Pay Cuts