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Gov. Beshear Appoints former Executive Cabinet Secretary to Board of Elections

A former member of Gov. Andy Beshear’s cabinet has been appointed to the State Board of Elections. J. Michael Brown left his position as Executive Cabinet Secretary in May for a leadership position at Simmons College in Louisville, and is now being appointed a position on the Board of Elections. Gov. Beshear has appointed J. Michael...

Cameron to Supporters: ‘The Media is Actively Coordinating Messaging Efforts With Democrats’

Attorney General and Republican primary candidate for governor Daniel Cameron is sounding the alarm to supporters in an effort to get them to empty their wallets. Cameron’s latest fundraising email sent on Thursday, tells supporters “Democrats are outraising Republicans handily, and we’re at risk of being drowned out by negative Dem attack ads.” Cameron could...

Craig Greenberg Issues Plan to Improve Louisville; Dieruf Claims The Ideas and Phrasing are His

The Democratic and Republican candidates for Louisville mayor are busy issuing plans and pointing fingers as the campaigns zero in on Election Day. Democratic nominee Craig Greenberg offered his Day One priorities focusing on making Louisville’s communities safe. Greenberg’s plan includes a crackdown on illegal guns, fully staffing LMPD, prioritizing solving violent crimes, implementing emergency...

On the Move: Kevin Wheatley Joins Norton Healthcare

After nearly 5 years in the newsroom of WDRB in Louisville, Kevin Wheatley is joining Norton Healthcare. Wheatley, who covered the education beat for WDRB’s digital team, accepted a position with Norton as a communications project manager. “I have appreciated the responsibility this role has offered me and the people who have befriended me and...

Kelly Craft Attempts to Nationalize Gubernatorial Race in Campaign Rollout

GLASGOW – Former United Nations Ambassador and Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Kelly Craft welcomed friends, family, and supporters to her hometown as she rolled out her campaign. Reading from a presidential-style teleprompter in front of a few hundred supporters including several state lawmakers Craft invoked former President Donald Trump and attempted to nationalize the race....

KY FOP Endorses Russell Coleman for Attorney General in 2023

The Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police broke with tradition and endorsed a Republican candidate for Attorney General before any competition entered the race. Former U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman was endorsed by the Kentucky FOP on Monday 8-months before the May 2023 primary. “Over the weekend [Russell Coleman] visited with the membership of the @KYSTATEFOP at...

Rand Paul Endorsed by KY Fraternal Order of Police

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, is touting the endorsement of the Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police on Monday. Kentucky FOP Vice President Ryan Straw lauded Paul in a press conference held in support of the Republican U.S. Senator. “Senator Paul has supported our concerns and has been one of the most vocal in his opposition...

Tyler Childers Reps Charles Booker; Treasurer Ball Violates Open Records Act & More in KFP 4 Pack

Fifteen-thousand people in Louisa, Kentucky, took in an evening of music at Septemberfest headlined by Tyler Childers on Saturday. The massively successful singer-songwriter performed wearing a Charles Booker t-shirt, garnering a little more exposure for the ‘Hood to Holler’ Author and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate. Treasurer Ball Violates Open Records Act The Lexington Herald-Leader...

Al Cross: How much is Trump’s endorsement worth now? Or later?

This column is about Kentucky politics, but in today’s America, most politics are national, because Donald Trump has made them so. President Biden said last week that Trump is a threat to our country, its democracy, and the rule of law. And he is. But in Kentucky, the state’s chief law-enforcement officer, Attorney General Daniel...