Beshear says he’s been working to get a bill passed that would set health care rates for indigent inmates at or below the Medicaid rate.
The Kentucky Association of Counties will hold its annual convention in Louisville Tuesday through Friday. KACo officials are hoping to move beyond a state Auditor’s report issued last year that uncovered lavish spending of public dollars by organization officials.
Legislation requiring greater transparency for two key organizations that serve local governments in Kentucky remains alive in the 2010 General Assembly.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Extravagant spending has been revealed in a State Auditor’s examination of the finances of the Kentucky Association of Counties. For five years, beginning in 2003, revenues at the Kentucky Association of Counties rose 75-percent, boosting the annual budget to almost six million dollars. And from 2006 to 2009, more… Continue reading KACo Audit Finds "Self Serving Culture"
Following revelations of inappropriate spending by executives in the Kentucky League of Cities and the Kentucky Association of Counties, Louisville Metro Councilman Kelly Downard is questioning the city’s membership in the organizations.
Questionable spending practices at the Kentucky Association of Counties and the Kentucky League of Cities were the focus of a two-hour legislative hearing in Frankfort.