Judge Rejects Conway Request to Join For-Profit College Lawsuit

Kentucky cannot join a federal lawsuit against Education Management Corp., the second-largest for-profit college company in the country, a judge ruled Monday. In August, Attorney General Jack Conway announced the commonwealth had filed to intervene in the whistleblower case as part of a larger effort to crackdown on the business practices of for-profit colleges. The… Continue reading Judge Rejects Conway Request to Join For-Profit College Lawsuit

Giuliani Making Louisville Appearance to Campaign for P’Pool

The campaign for Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool announced Thursday that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be in Louisville to back the GOP challenger. Giuliani will join the Hopkins County Attorney at a rally on October 26 that will include supporters and public safety officials. P’Pool says the former Republican presidential… Continue reading Giuliani Making Louisville Appearance to Campaign for P’Pool

Attorney General Debate Follows Campaign Pattern

The first debate between the candidates for Kentucky attorney general repeated many themes of the campaign. Democratic incumbent Jack Conway and Republican challenger Todd P’Pool squared off on KET last night. Conway continued touting his accomplishments as the state’s chief prosecutor fighting cyber crime, child pornography and prescription drug abuse. P’Pool, meanwhile, continued his efforts… Continue reading Attorney General Debate Follows Campaign Pattern

P’Pool: Conway Has Conflict of Interest on Hospital Merger

During an appearance on WFPL News Tuesday, Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool said he believes Democratic incumbent Jack Conway has a conflict of interest regarding the pending hospital merger. Conway has asked for more information about the proposed merger of University of Louisville Hospital, Jewish Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. The merged medical facilities… Continue reading P’Pool: Conway Has Conflict of Interest on Hospital Merger

State Leaders Call For Better Tracking Of Prescription Drugs

From Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio As Kentucky works with neighboring states and federal authorities to tackle prescription drug abuse, three state government leaders say there are improvements that also need to be made within the Commonwealth. At a press conference in Lexington this morning, Governor Steve Beshear, Attorney General Jack Conway, and House Speaker… Continue reading State Leaders Call For Better Tracking Of Prescription Drugs

Conway Releases Ads Spotlighting Cyber Crimes, Cost Cutting Measures

In the race for attorney general of Kentucky, Democratic incumbent Jack Conway released his first television ads Wednesday, highlighting cyber crime and fiscal responsibility. The first 30-second spot entitled “Predators” features Conway speaking directly to voters about the cyber crimes unit in his office. It says the attorney general’s office has worked to take over… Continue reading Conway Releases Ads Spotlighting Cyber Crimes, Cost Cutting Measures

KDP Demands P’Pool Discuss Details Behind Domestic Disturbance

The Kentucky Democratic Party is calling on Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool to explain a decade-old 911 call made by the Hopkins County Attorney’s aunt. Earlier this week, the Associated Press reported about an entry in a police log that showed a caller accusing the GOP nominee of causing a disturbance. On August 29,… Continue reading KDP Demands P’Pool Discuss Details Behind Domestic Disturbance

P’Pool Ad Claims Obama, Conway Destroying America

Using blood spattered lettering mixed with images of an infant, Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool launched the first attack ad in the race for Kentucky’s top law enforcement office. The 30-second television spot entitled “Report for Duty” claims President Obama is “destroying the country,” and that Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway has failed to… Continue reading P’Pool Ad Claims Obama, Conway Destroying America

Conway Bypasses P’Pool to Rip Walker Visit

In a message to supporters, Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway slammed Republicans for inviting Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to campaign in Kentucky later this month. Walker is scheduled to headline two rallies and a fundraiser for Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams, who has praised the Wisconsin governor’s brief tenure in radio interviews. Conway is running… Continue reading Conway Bypasses P’Pool to Rip Walker Visit

P’Pool Focuses on Police Endorsement, Political Corruption in New Ad

Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool focused on fighting crime and political corruption in his second television ad released Wednesday. The 30-second commercial will run over Labor Day weekend and bypasses any swipes at Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway, even though the two have traded barbs through the media as of late. Instead, the advertisement… Continue reading P’Pool Focuses on Police Endorsement, Political Corruption in New Ad