Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer hired his girlfriend to a $5,000 a month state job shortly before this year’s elections. Farmer has reached his term limit in his current office. He was running for Lieutenant Governor on the Republic ticket with state Senate President David Williams. But eight days before the election, Farmer hired his… Continue reading Farmer Hired Girlfriend for State Job
The Republican nominee for Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner will be state lawmaker James Comer, who defeated Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger in the GOP primary. Bob Farmer of Louisville led a five-person field in winning the Democratic nomination for the seat, now held by Republican Richie Farmer. Richie Farmer is in his second and final term… Continue reading UPDATE: Comer, Farmer Wins Primaries For Ag Commissioner
The two are vying for the Republican nomination, and Williams says they’re the face of change.
The David Williams-Richie Farmer gubernatorial slate, announced two weeks ago, is already being accused of violating Kentucky campaign finance laws.
Former Jefferson County Teacher’s Association Director Steve Neal believes the Williams-Farmer slate spent money on their campaign before filing a letter of intent with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance.