Hart Slams Fischer Over Rerouted Funds (AUDIO)

Louisville businessman Ed Hart continues to speak out against Mayor Greg Fischer, accusing him of misleading donors and withholding funds that should be intended for charity. Hart has submitted paperwork with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance as evidence in a complaint filed by Metro Council candidate Curtis Morrison. The case alleges Fischer violated state […]

Alleging Fischer Misled Donors, Local Businessman Joins KREF Complaint

Louisville businessman Ed Hart says Mayor Greg Fischer misled donors about how their contributions to his inauguration were spent, according to documents filed with the Kentucky Registry of Election. The paperwork was submitted to the state agency a month after an initial complaint was filed by Metro Council candidate Curtis Morrison. The case alleges Fischer […]

Council Candidate Files KREF Complaint Against Fischer

Louisville Metro Council candidate Curtis Morrison has filed a complaint against Mayor Greg Fischer with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. The mayor has been criticized for continuing to raise funds while in office to pay down his personal campaign debt. Local business leaders have complained that funds meant for his inauguration celebration were given […]

State Election Finance Agency Re-Elects Chairman, Vice-Chair

The Kentucky Registry of Election Finance voted unanimously to re-elect Chairman Craig C. Dilger, giving the Louisville attorney an unprecedented fifth consecutive term as head of the state’s campaign finance agency. The former assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Jefferson County is a Republican who was first appointed to the registry by former Governor Ernie Fletcher. He […]

Moffett Amends Finance Report

After initially showing a negative balance of $513 at the end of first quarter fundraising, Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett amended his contribution records to reflect $11,361 on hand. On Wednesday, Moffett’s opponent, state Senate President David Williams, mocked the Tea Party backed candidate during a debate in Bowling Green, suggesting Moffett was unfit to […]

Kentucky Gov. Office: Mongiardo Endorsement Legal

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Did a recent political endorsement issued by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear violate state and federal campaign laws? Page One, a political blog in Louisville, says it did, but the governor’s office disagrees. Last Friday, Governor Steve Beshear endorsed Lt. Governor Dan Mongiardo’s Democratic campaign for the U-S Senate seat […]