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Entries Tagged as 'Investigation'

Last We Checked, KDP Was Silent On Harassment

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he has a history of handling sexual harassment cases the right way, and Frankfort Democrats are “scrambling to try to belatedly get it right.” [Sam Youngman] In 1942, still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government ordered thousands of Japanese Americans to leave [...]

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Tags: College Sports · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · KDP · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Wasted Money

Flashback: Strayer University Ignored By Conway

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

About a year ago we started discussing Strayer University and its position within the for-profit college mess. Not just because Jack Conway has gone out of his way to overlook its myriad disasters. But because of its ties to the Kentucky Retirement Systems. Here’s some of it: In 2007, Kentucky Retirement Systems seeded yet another [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Jack Conway · Rumor

Lexington Police Have Serious Explaining To Do

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

An attorney for the family of slain University of Kentucky chef Alex Johnson has asked for an investigation into the Lexington police department’s Enhanced 911 call center. [H-L] The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to some strength in [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · College Sports · Corruption · Death Penalty · Economy · Flashback · Investigation · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Youth

Frankfort Loves Sticking It To Suffering Children

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The state has appealed an order requiring it to give Kentucky’s two largest newspapers documents on children killed or badly injured as a result of abuse or neglect. This is unreal. People are starting to come forward to talk about some of the secret investigations and they’re mind-blowing. Some involve grandchildren of legislators. [H-L] Two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Investigation · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Stats · Wasted Money · Youth

Ruh Ro: Bluegrass Area Development District

March 4th, 2014 · 6 Comments

State Auditor or Public Accounts Adam Edelen just released his examinaion of the Bluegrass Area Development District and it is nothing short of a disaster. It’s so bad that Edelen has referred his findings to the FBI, Attorney General and Kentucky State Police. “For over a decade, the former administration of the Bluegrass ADD took [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Investigation · Wasted Money

Boring State Govt Audit Released By Edelen

February 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Today Adam Edelen released the first half of the annual statewide audit of state government. It’s for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. “Although auditors didn’t identify any cyber security breaches, they did find instances of state agencies failing to take the necessary steps to protect confidential or sensitive information,” Auditor Edelen said. “This [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Investigation · Wasted Money

Why Would Montgomery Co Hide An Evaluation?

February 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Early last year, Terry Holliday and Adam Edelen made it clear (Warning: External PDF Link) that school superintendent evaluations would be made readily available in a move toward transparency. Note: When push came to shove, Holliday copped out of being strict when he eventually sent his letter (Warning: External PDF Link). So why isn’t Montgomery [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Spotted

Is Poverty Just A Big Joke To These People?

January 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An internal audit of the city’s recycling center shows widespread problems with management and accounting — including excessive overtime, over payments to a private contractor and safety and security concerns. [H-L] The National Security Agency monitored the communications of other governments ahead of and during the 2009 United Nations climate negotiations in Copenhagen, Denmark, according [...]

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Tags: Economy · Environment · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Poverty · RPK · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Montgomery Co. Settled Its Title IX Investigation

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

After mounting pressure, Montgomery County Schools settled its Title IX mess. Here’s a refresher: A Look At Montgomery County’s Title IX Complaint [January 14] Montgomery County Title IX Wormhole Gets Bigger [January 15] What that means: the district chose to sign a resolution agreement (settlement) instead of having an investigation completed. Because Joshua Powell knew [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Investigation

Morgan Countians Deserve Better Than This Spin

January 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Flashback to December 2007: We have a feeling this isn’t the last we’ll hear of Conley. Boy, were we ever right. Such a sad, sickening thing. Back then Judge-Executive Tim Conley was pardoned by Ernie Fletcher for wasting Morgan County’s money on himself. Your tax dollars were spent defending him. It was a mess and [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Investigation · Mainstream Mistake · Wasted Money