This is apparently newsworthy. A Kentucky woman whose van is plastered with political signs and trinkets has won a costly fight to have a $56 traffic ticket tossed in New Jersey. [H-L] Matt Bevin stood beneath Kentucky’s Capitol dome and tore into all the things wrong with Congress, starting with the state’s U.S. Sen. Mitch [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Mainstream'
December 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money
November 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment
That’s the word everyone we’ve spoken to about Steve Beshear lately has used. Here he is on MSNBC showing that backbone: Thanks, Governor. Any time you can appear on national television and make Kentucky look good is wonderful.
October 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Billionaire financier George Soros, a major Democratic donor, is backing an effort to persuade former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, a spokesman said on Thursday. [HuffPo] A Richmond woman was given the oath of office last week as she joined the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. Dr. Sandra [...]
October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments
A police chief has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of lying to an investigator about moving a meth lab from an elected official’s property. [H-L] From a glance at his background, one might assume that James F. Slattery would have a difficult time convincing any state in America to entrust him with the [...]
October 21st, 2013 · No Comments
The Asian tiger mosquitoes have come to the United States, and they’re spreading. [H-L] Pollutants in the air we breathe have been classed as a leading environmental cause of cancer by the World Health Organization. It said the evidence was clear they cause lung cancer. [BBC] Kentucky lawmakers are being pressed to return more of [...]
October 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Wasted money in 3, 2… Joe Palumbo out-paced Elisabeth Jensen in the third quarter, raising more than $95,000 and loaning his campaign an additional $50,000 since entering the race in mid-July. Palumbo’s $145,000 topped the more than $51,000 Jensen raised, bringing her total since entering the race in mid-June to more than $125,000. [Bluegrass Politics] [...]
October 10th, 2013 · No Comments
Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes’ fundraising trip to Las Vegas Thursday night is music to Mitch McConnell’s ears. [Bluegrass Politics] Koch Industries sent a letter to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday insisting that the company was not involved in any ploy to shut down the government in efforts to defund Obamacare. [HuffPo] Hal Rogers [...]
September 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Last week you read what Matt Taibbi had to say about Kentucky Retirement Systems. We even hyped it up. These are all the mainstream outlets in other states that mentioned it: Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here But you most certainly didn’t read about it anywhere in the mainstream in Kentucky!
September 16th, 2013 · No Comments
Plans to do a story about the hot mess that is Kentucky Retirement Systems. Fun times in Frankfort!
September 9th, 2013 · No Comments
Remember Dan Klepal from A Kentucky Newspaper? He wrote an article on pension corruption in Atlanta: The financial adviser to Atlanta’s three pension systems recommended last year that they invest $64 million in a fund his own firm had just created, raising concerns about a conflict of interest. The recommendation, approved by the city’s firefighter, [...]