Mongiardo To Mull Political Future

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio He’s still lieutenant governor, but Dan Mongiardo won’t be Kentucky’s next U-S Senator.  Mongiardo fell to Attorney General Jack Conway in a close Democratic primary last night.  With baby daughter Kathryn cradled in his arms, and wife Allison looking on, Mongiardo fielded reporters’ questions after his concession speech.       “I’ve […]

Mongiardo Files Ethics Complaint Against Conway

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Democratic U-S Senate candidate Dan Mongiardo is accusing his Kentucky primary opponent, Jack Conway, of an ethical breach concerning campaign contributions.  Mongiardo says Conway has accepted $70,000 from executives with utilities Conway regulates as attorney general.  “Attorney General Jack Conway has sworn an oath to represent the ratepayers of Kentucky […]

Beshear, Mongiardo To Take Pay Cuts

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor Dan Mongiardo are taking voluntary ten-percent pay cuts next calendar year. Beshear knows the cuts won’t do much to reduce the state’s projected $456 million deficit, but he hopes the move will send a message.  “It’s a symbol by the chief executive […]