Juice Bar

Filing Watch: Will Rep. Joe Fischer Challenge for N. KY Supreme Court Seat?

Republican state Rep. Joe Fischer has served in the legislature for more than two decades, and now multiple sources are telling Kentucky Fried Politics that Fischer will turn his electoral attention towards the state Supreme Court. The Ft. Thomas attorney has long served on the House Judiciary Committee where legislators craft laws dealing with the...

Beshear Still Popular Among Kentuckians; Grimes Accused of Ethics Violation, and More…

Gov. ANDY BESHEAR still holds high popularity with Kentuckians, according to new polling released this week. The poll released by Morning Consult, lists Beshear at a 54 percent approval rating. The polling was done of governors across the nation between July 21 – Oct. 20, among registered voters in each state and includes a margin...

Filing Watch: Gossip From the Northern Kentucky Congressional Race, and more in the Juice Bar

NEWS OF THE DAY: It might be worth watching the happenings in Northern Kentucky this election cycle. Fourth District Congressman THOMAS MASSIE, a Republican, has yet to file to seek another term in office. Rumors circulated that Massie did not want to seek another term in 2020, and that he was going to withdraw his...

Will House Speaker Osborne Run Again? And More in the KFP Juice Bar

Politicos have been chirping behind the scenes that House Speaker David Osborne, R-Prospect, is on the fence about another term in office. Osborne has served in the state legislature since his election in November of 2005 and attained the position as a sexual harassment scandal rocked Frankfort and led to former House Speaker Jeff Hoover’s...

KFP Juice Bar: Beshear Pushes Back on Administration Transparency Problem

Despite holding 800 press conferences where Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear answers COVID and other related questions, journalists in the state are getting fed up with being stymied in their dealings with the cabinets in Beshear’s administration. Two journalists took to Twitter this week in an airing of grievances against the Beshear administration’s handling of the...

KFP Juice Bar: Gov. Beshear Moves LG Coleman

JUICE OF THE DAY On Thursday Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, D-Kentucky, stepped down from her role as dual cabinet secretary of Education and Workforce Development, a move some in the GOP see as potential protection for Gov. Andy Beshear from unemployment controversy. In the weeks leading up to the move staffers close to Coleman had been...

KFP JUICE BAR: Redistricting in 2021?

Introducing the Juice Bar by Kentucky Fried Politics. It’s your place to hear all the gossip and rumors around Kentucky’s political scene. Juice of the Day Redistricting could take place this year. A trade of sorts is rumored to be in the works. Republicans want to pass new legislative maps before returning in January 2022 for...