Kentucky Officials Praise Teach for America Expansion

Praise is pouring in for an initiative to place top-flight college graduates in teaching positions in three Eastern Kentucky counties. Lieutenant Governor Dan Mongiardo, who grew up in Hazard, is excited about Teach for America’s decision to expand into Eastern Kentucky. Mongiardo says the program, which is recruiting top college graduates to teach in schools… Continue reading Kentucky Officials Praise Teach for America Expansion

Conway Joins Calls Against Florida Prescription Tracking Cut

It’s believed that many of the prescriptions abused in Kentucky come from Florida. Governor Steve Beshear, Lieutenant Governor Dan Mongiardo, Congressman Hal Rogers and U.S. Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske have all encouraged Florida Governor Rick Scott to reconsider cutting the program.

Mongiardo Endorses Conway

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has picked up a key endorsement in the U.S. Senate race. But the endorsement still leaves lingering questions. At issue was Mongiardo’s almost $80,000 campaign debt and whether or not the Conway camp had agreed to help retire the debt. Apparently that issue remains unresolved

Mongiardo Seeks Re-Canvass in Senate Race

from Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Saying he owes it to his supporters, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo is seeking a re-canvass of votes cast in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for U-S Senate. Attorney General Jack Conway defeated Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo by just over 35-hundred votes in Tuesday’s primary. And with more than 520-thousand votes… Continue reading Mongiardo Seeks Re-Canvass in Senate Race