With reporting from the Associated Press Nearly $500,000 worth of state property from Kentucky’s Department of Agriculture is unaccounted for, including a lengthy list of electronics. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer questioned the department’s practices after meeting with certain employees during his transition, said department spokeswoman Holly Von Luehrte.
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