Frankfort Lobbying Expenditures Continue To Rise

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio The amount of money spent on lobbying Kentucky lawmakers has grown significantly in the last 12 years, according to the latest figures released by the state Legislative Ethics Commission.  During this year’s regular session, which ended April 15th, lobbyists and their employers spent more than $8.4 million communicating with lawmakers, […]

Report: Lobbyists Spent Most On Health Care Issues

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Health care, not gambling issues, attracted the most lobbying dollars during the regular session of the 2009 Kentucky General Assembly. The Legislative Ethics Commission’s July report indicates health care interests spent $1.3 million lobbying lawmakers during the 2009 regular session. Energy and utility groups were second, spending $561,000. Racing […]