Making a Comeback

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, right, working the Fancy Farm crowd, isn't the only candidate to come back strong after a big loss. Louis Jacobson covers the story for Governing.

 Republicans have been reaching out to minority voting blocks in recent months, hoping to bolster support. Here's what the NAACP thinks about Kentucky's congressional delegation.

Courting New Voters

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell was caught on tape,

at fundraiser, talking about the middle class.

Holliday calls for schools standards review

Gallup: Confidence in Congress at 7 percent

Daybook

30 September 2014

8:30 am.: This year's IdeaFestival beings in Louisville.

12-13 September 2014
 Ky. Association of Environ-mental Education, annual conference, Lexington.

The Kentucky Gazette

The Commonwealth's Journal

on Public Affairs, Government & Politics

Talk About It

Birthdays

Saturday, Aug. 23 – state Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington, 48; Sunday, Aug. 24 – state Rep. John Short, 50; Monday, Aug. 25 – state Rep. Melvin Henley, 79; Saturday, Aug. 30 – state Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr, 60; Sunday, Aug. 31 – state Rep. Robert Benvenuti III, 48

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

and Mary Alford, Owenton

27 August 2014

1:30 pm.: Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics training at KSU, Frankfort