Democratic Party Spent $85,000 For Beshear’s Plane Use

A report in the Lexington Herald-Leader reveals Governor Steve Beshear used a state plane to take his family to the 2011 NCAA Final Four basketball tournament in Houston. The Kentucky Democratic Party reimbursed the state $6,105 for the flight and has spent almost $85,000 to cover the cost of similar flights since the governor took… Continue reading Democratic Party Spent $85,000 For Beshear’s Plane Use

KDP Renews Call That Farmer Reimburse State for Luxury Suites

Criticisms of Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and his use of state money continue despite him donating portions of his salary to charity. On Tuesday, Farmer, who is running for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, apologized for refusing to participate in furlough days, which helped fill the state’s budget deficit. The Kentucky Democratic Party… Continue reading KDP Renews Call That Farmer Reimburse State for Luxury Suites

Kentucky Democratic Party Chair To Step Down

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky Public Radio has learned the Kentucky Democratic Party will soon have a new chairman. Charlie Moore, who has held the post since March 2009, is stepping down. The 61-year old Union County lawyer tells KPR he’s needed back home for personal and professional reasons. “When I took this… Continue reading Kentucky Democratic Party Chair To Step Down

New KDP Executive Director Is On The Job

The Kentucky Democratic Party’s new executive director is in his first week in the position. Kyle Cox is a 33-year-old native of Indiana. “I’ve been working on campaigns for a long time, predominantly in the south, and Kentucky is like home to me,” says Cox. “I grew up in southern Indiana, was raised on a… Continue reading New KDP Executive Director Is On The Job