The debate over expanded gambling in Kentucky is again front and center, with the planned introduction of gaming amendments by two, high-profile Senate Republicans. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh has details.
A Louisville native has been named the 13th president of Churchill Downs racetrack. Kevin Flanery joined Churchill Downs, Incorporated four years ago as vice-president of national public affairs. Flanery replaces Steve Sexton, who took another position in the company. Flanery says he’ll continue to pursue innovative ways to bring more people to the historic track. He… Continue reading Flanery Is New Churchill Downs Track President
Video slots at horse tracks was the main topic of discussion, as Governor Steve Beshear met with the top two leaders of the Kentucky House. House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark met for an hour-and-a-half with Governor Beshear to discuss the current state of Kentucky’s horse industry. Stumbo wants video slots… Continue reading Beshear Talks Slots With House Leaders
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The 2009 session of the Kentucky General Assembly officially resumes this afternoon, following last week’s brief hiatus. Saying they wanted to make the 30 day session more productive, legislative leaders altered the schedule and used four days last week for committee meetings without officially convening the House and Senate.… Continue reading Kentucky General Assembly Resumes