Williams Lectures Moffett on Campaign Finance Reports

After his campaign reported a negative balance of $513 in first quarter fundraising, Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett received a lecture on fiscal responsibility from state Senate President David Williams during a recent debate. For months, Moffett, a Louisville businessman backed by the Tea Party, has preached fiscal restraint and slammed state lawmakers over government… Continue reading Williams Lectures Moffett on Campaign Finance Reports

Williams Raises Close to $500,000

Outpacing his primary opponents, Republican gubernatorial candidate and state Senate President David Williams has raised $446,943 in the first quarter. A fundraising report released by the campaign Wednesday shows Williams, who is running with Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, has raised a total of $1.2 million in the three-way GOP contest. Earlier this week, Democratic Gov.… Continue reading Williams Raises Close to $500,000

Beshear Releases Tax Returns

A week after the Kentucky Democratic Party called on two Republican gubernatorial candidates to release their income tax records, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear released his 2010 state and federal returns to the public. Beshear and his wife show a total gross income of $166,224 and a total taxable income of $107,259. The couple reported $19,000… Continue reading Beshear Releases Tax Returns

Williams Holds Commanding Lead in GOP Primary

Crushing his two opponents, state Senate President David Williams has over a 30-point lead in the Republican primary race for governor. According to a poll conducted by SurveyUSA, Williams is favored by 49 percent of likely GOP voters over Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw and Louisville businessman Phil Moffett, a Tea Party back candidate. The… Continue reading Williams Holds Commanding Lead in GOP Primary

Williams Launches First Ad

Kentucky gubernatorial candidate David Williams unveiled the first ad in this year’s GOP primary that touts the conservative credentials and he and his running mate, Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer.

Kentucky Primary Races Set

The filing deadline for public office in Kentucky has officially passed, confirming the lineup for this year’s statewide races. The primary is May 17th. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh looks at the candidates who qualified on time, and some who didn’t.