Elections

Republicans Throw Down the Gauntlet with Investigative Committee

Republican leadership in the General Assembly has stocked a committee full of former law enforcement and legal professionals and given them an investigative aim and subpoena powers.  The Legislative Oversight and Investigations Committee kicked off their business last week, but the real fireworks should arrive post-Independence Day as Republicans are expected to begin to dig...

Former Lt. Gov. Hampton Joins Beshear Administration

In an interesting move Gov. Andy Beshear, D – Kentucky, has appointed former Gov. Matt Bevin’s second in command to a post in his administration. Beshear appointed former. Lt. Gov. Jeanean Hampton, a Republican, to the Emergency Response Commission earlier this week. Hampton, who is from Bowling Green, Kentucky, was appointed by Beshear to a...

Rep. Attica Scott Is Spending Big Via State House Account in Off-Cycle

State Rep. Attica Scott, D-Louisville, has been hitting the fundraising hard, and spending big in the first quarter of an off-cycle year, according to an expenditure report filed with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. Scott, who is considering a Democratic primary challenge to Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville, has been spending big the first...