Gov. Bevin: Legal opinion of former attorney general contradicts current AG’s lawsuit challenging order to restructure UofL Board of Trustees Friday, Jun 24 2016 

Gov. Matt Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin has fired back at Attorney General Andy Beshear’s lawsuit challenging the legality of executive orders to abolish and recreate the University of Louisville Board of Trustees, claiming a non-binding legal opinion by the office of former AG Jack Conway last year said the governor of Kentucky has the authority to do so. A […]

Ward and Conway were solid public servants if maybe not so hot on the stump Wednesday, Dec 30 2015 

By BERRY CRAIG In his annual tongue-in-cheek Christmas “Gifts for Kentucky politicians” column, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Al Cross suggested a special present for Attorney Gen. Jack Conway: “a portrait of Henry Ward, Conway’s predecessor as the worst Democratic candidate for Kentucky governor in … Continue reading →

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KY. Gov. Matt Bevin fires his first shots across our bow Saturday, Dec 26 2015 

By BERRY CRAIG Less than 31 percent of eligible voters went to polls on Nov. 3. I suspect people stay home on election days mostly because they think voting doesn’t matter. We’ve all heard the claim, “There really isn’t much … Continue reading →

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Attorney General opinion: Louisville’s syringe exchange program not required to be one-for-one (UPDATE) Monday, Dec 21 2015 

needle syringeThe Kentucky Office of Attorney General released an opinion Monday morning stating that Louisville’s syringe exchange program is not restricted from giving its participants more new syringes than they receive in used ones, saying new legislation passed by the Kentucky … Continue reading

Louisville Ky’s school system names new communications chief Wednesday, Dec 9 2015 

Louisville, Ky., – Jefferson County Public Schools has a new spokesperson: Allison Martin. According to local news reports, JCPS says Martin will take over January 14, 2016.

Martin has served as chief of staff and communications director for Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, deputy communications director for former Mayor Jerry Abramson and as a reporter/anchor at WLKY.

“Martin is a passionate supporter of public education and a highly experienced communicator who has great familiarity with JCPS, both as a parent and through her work overseeing education communications for the Mayor’s office,” said Superintendent Donna Hargens in a statement. “She is dedicated to reinforcing JCPS’ strong foundation of trust and productive relationships with parents, teachers, partners, volunteers and other members of the community.”

Martin will have an annual salary of $130,792.

 

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Election 2015: What Happened and What’s Ahead? Wednesday, Nov 11 2015 

Gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway and Matt Bevin gave conflicting accounts and statistics on Kentucky's job climate in last week's KET debateBy John Gregory | KET This story was reported by KET and is reposted here with permission. All the polling in the Kentucky governor’s race showed Democrat Jack Conway even with or ahead of Republican Matt Bevin. Conway outraised and … Continue reading

In Other News… Matt Bevin wins governor’s race, Chris Stapleton wins CMAs, Lawrence wins life Friday, Nov 6 2015 

Kentucky's next governor, Republican Matt BevinUpset: As some of you know, this past Tuesday was Election Day. Only about 30 percent of us voted, so maybe not everyone knew. But Election Day it was, with a few key government jobs up for grabs. Like, say, governor, for instance, with … Continue reading

State Auditor Adam Edelen shares thoughts on his election loss, the Democratic Party’s decline, and how to move forward Thursday, Nov 5 2015 

Kentucky State Capitol | Photo via Wikimedia CommonsPublic and private polling on the eve of Tuesday’s election in Kentucky showed not only Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway with a small lead, but Democratic state Auditor Adam Edelen with a commanding 8 to 11 percent lead in his … Continue reading

Red State Wedding Revisited: Takeaways from Republicans’ big victories and Democrats’ major defeats on Election Day Wednesday, Nov 4 2015 

Conway BevinTuesday’s election in Kentucky was a historic triumph for the Republican Party and an unmitigated disaster for the Democratic Party, as Matt Bevin breezed to a shockingly comfortable victory over Jack Conway in the race for governor and Republicans were … Continue reading

Bevin vs. Conway: What’s at stake in the 2015 election? Tuesday, Nov 3 2015 

VoteButtonsBy John Gregory | KET This story was reported by KET and is reposted here with permission. So it’s Election Day, and despite all the political ads, debates, and news reports, you’re still not sure which major party candidate for … Continue reading

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