Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Recoups $15 Million From Previous Administration’s Mill Investment That Never Materialized

News Release: FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that the commonwealth has secured the return of Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration’s $15 million investment in an aluminum mill in Northeastern Kentucky that never materialized. The Governor said that the land, which was previously acquired as part of the proposed project, would also...

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    Call for Nominations: Kentucky Fried Politics Power Brokers

    Kentucky Fried Politics is now accepting nominations for this year’s class of power brokers. Power comes in many forms and facets and there are many people with their hands on the levers of control in Kentucky, do you know who they are? Categories of power brokers in Kentucky include lobbyists, staffers, political and or campaign...

    Craig Greenberg Goes After GOP Candidate on Abortion in First Ad

    LOUISVILLE – Democratic mayoral nominee Craig Greenberg is taking it to Republican Bill Dieruf over abortion in the open seat race to decide the next mayor of Louisville. Greenberg is on air in the Louisville market with an ad that flips the script on abortion in the heavily Democratic district. Greenberg is taking the attack...

    Rand Paul Turns to UK Swimmer for Ad on Fairness in Women’s Sports

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, is wading into social issues in his latest advertisement supporting his bid for re-election in Kentucky. Paul’s ad, titled “Fairness,” features University of Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines who spoke out after tying with Lia Thomas, a biological male, in the 200 freestyle finals at the NCAA swimming and diving championships....

    Congressman Guthrie Latest Republican to Endorse Russell Coleman for Attorney General

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie is the latest to add his name to an ever-growing list of endorsements for Russell Coleman, who is seeking to be the state’s next Attorney General. Coleman tweeted the endorsement on Tuesday, in which Guthrie said Coleman would be an “indispensable partner.” “Russell will put his experience in law enforcement to...

    Reds President Phil Castellini Goes Blue Hosting Fundraiser for KY Democratic Congressional Candidate

    The President and COO of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team is throwing his support behind a Kentucky Congressional candidate. Billionaire Phil Castellini is hosting a fundraiser for Democratic 4th District Congressional candidate Matthew Lehman who is challenging Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie. The fundraiser is taking place in Covington, Kentucky, by invitation. Lehman is...

    Sen. C.B. Embry Formally Resigns Senate Seat

    Sen. C.B. Embry, R-Morgantown, has formally submitted his letter of resignation to Senate President Robert Stivers Embry announced his retirement during the 2022 Regular Session, due to fighting a long battle with cancer. Embry continued to cast votes during the legislative session with the aide of his wife Wanda. “It has been an honor of...

    Al Cross: Is Daniel Cameron remaking himself in Trump’s image?

    Kentucky’s chief prosecutor has delivered, figuratively speaking, an indictment with no evidence. Attorney General Daniel Cameron sent a fund-raising email Sept. 15 that said, “The media is actively coordinating messaging efforts with Democrats and their Propaganda Machine to destroy the GOP’s chances this November.” There are several problems with that; the biggest is that Cameron...

    Kelly Craft Names Sen. Max Wise Running Mate

    Confirming one of the worst kept secrets in Kentucky politics, Kelly Craft has named state Sen. Max Wise as her running mate in the GOP gubernatorial primary. With the move, Craft becomes the first candidate in the field to name a running mate. The 47-year-old Wise chairs the state Senate Education Committee, and is a...

    Congressman Barr Endorses Russell Coleman in Attorney General Race

    U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Lexington, has joined a growing list of GOP supporters for the only person currently in the race for state Attorney General. Barr endorsed former Western District U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman in the race for the open seat of Attorney General next year. Coleman works at Frost, Brown, Todd in Louisville, but...