Power Brokers

Todd Inman Steps Down From FL Government to Follow Love

Kentucky transplant J. Todd Inman is stepping down from his position within the DeSantis administration to follow his wife. Inman has submitted his resignation with the Florida Department of Management Services to live In the same city as his wife, Ann, who has a top executive position with a global company in Washington, D.C. The...

Here’s Who is Serving on Gov. Beshear’s Cannabis Committee

On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear made his first steps towards allowing medical cannabis in the Commonwealth by seating an advisory committee. After the General Assembly failed to pass a medical marijuana bill in the legislative session, Beshear promised to take action on the issue that polls incredibly well with Kentuckians. Through an executive order, the Governor...

Quick Bites: Fmr. State Rep. Charged With Public Intoxication; ‘Liberty’ Candidates Wanting Recounts Will Have to Pony Up

A former state Representative and current candidate for Scott County Judge-Executive has been charged with six infractions ranging from fleeing police to public intoxication. Charlie Hoffman, 66, was arrested on Friday in Georgetown, Kentucky, and charged with evading police, alcohol intoxication in a public place, resisting arrest, second-degree disorderly conduct, prescription container substances not properly...

KY Firm Rubicon Cements Partnership with Peter Thiel’s Palantir

A Kentucky company just announced a partnership with a political juggernaut for Donald Trump and his allies. Lexington-based Rubicon Technologies, which focuses on the digital marketplace for waste and recycling announced on Thursday their strategic partnership with Palantir Technologies to enhance and expand their data, analytics, and reporting capabilities, according to a news release. Palantir...

Four Pack of Kentucky Political Nuggets

Here’s what’s happening in Kentucky as many in the political world take a short collective breath before Fancy Farm in August. Mitch McConnell looks like he is partly to blame for the lack of U.S. Attorney appointments in the Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky. Reporter Andrew Wolfson explains the impasse between McConnell and Kentucky’s...

McConnell Heads Home After Visit to Ukraine, Sweden & Finland

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is homeward bound after a visit with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv and diplomats from two nations that wish to join NATO, Sweden and Finland. The Kentucky Republican senator led a delegation from the U.S. Senate that included Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and John Cornyn, R-Texas,...

AG Cameron Names New Chief of Staff

Attorney General Daniel Cameron is announcing his new chief of staff as Derby week captures the attention of Kentuckians. Cameron, R-Kentucky, who is considering a bid for governor next year, has named Carmine G. Iaccarino as Chief of Staff. Cameron’s former Chief of Staff, Barry Dunn, joined Kosair Charities at the end of April. Iaccarino...

AG Cameron Names New Deputy AG; Barry Dunn Named President/CEO of Kosair Charities

Attorney General Daniel Cameron has named Victor Maddox as Deputy Attorney General as former Deputy AG and Chief of Staff has left the office for a new role. Dunn, who has been with Attorney General Cameron since the beginning of his term in 2019, has accepted a position as the new President and CEO of...

On the Move: Katherine Kington North Joins KY Assoc. of Health Plans

The former Communications Director for the Kentucky State Treasury is now the Director of External Affairs with the Kentucky Association of Health Plans (KAHP), the trade association representing all commercial insurers and Medicaid managed care organizations in the Commonwealth. Katherine Kington North most recently served as Communications Director for the Kentucky State Treasury. Prior to...