Passport manages Medicaid services for Jefferson and 15 surrounding counties. Dr. Larry Cook’s resignation is the latest in a series of changes in the organization in the weeks following a scathing report from the State Auditor’s office which uncovered lavish spending and conflicts of interest.
The board of directors of Medicaid manager Passport Health Plan met Thursday for the first time since an auditor’s report revealed inappropriate spending and conflicts of interest within the agency. Passport CEO and board chair Dr. Larry Cook says an interim-CEO will be hired to relieve him of his duties in that position.
For the first time, a sitting Kentucky governor will visit India. Governor Steve Beshear departs for Mumbai and New Delhi Friday.
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.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says he’s surprised a bourbon sampling bill is struggling in the special session in Frankfort.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson is in western Kentucky today for the 129th Fancy Farm Picnic. Now that he’s Gov. Steve Beshear’s running mate for 2011, this is one of the mayor’s first chances to make an impression on voters outside of the Louisville area. Abramson was relaxed, smiling and… Continue reading New Faces At Fancy Farm
Instead of seeking a third term as Metro Mayor next year, Jerry Abramson will run for Lieutenant Governor in 2011.
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he’s open to calling a special session to address the state budget shortfall and the horse industry.
Hundreds of millions of dollars are expected to flow into Kentucky from the federal stimulus package, and local governments are preparing to handle the influx of cash.
Governor Steve Beshear has ordered the total activation of the Kentucky National Guard. The move will add three thousand troops to the recovery effort across the state, making it the largest call-up of National Guard troops in Kentucky history.