Candidates lining up to replace Rep. Whitfield.

EITC promotes work, CBPP study finds

Sen. Paul is not dropping out of prez race.

U.S. Senate Leaders Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat Harry Reid are butting heads over the federal budget. Read the Politico story.

Mitch and Harry

13 October 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham headlines Voting Rights Forum, UK, Lexington

Talk About It

A Kentucky-based SuperPAC has made a $630,000 ad buy on Kentucky television stations in the Louisville and Lexington markets. The ads are slated to go up today and run through the end of the month.
The Bluegrass Alliance for Consumer Rights will back Democrat Andy Beshear’s bid for attorney general, the alliance’s chairman Jasper Ward said in an e-mail to The Kentucky Gazette
Beshear, the son of Gov. Steve Beshear, faces state Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, on Nov. 3.
Ward is a Louisville lawyer with Jones Ward Trial Attorneys, a firm that specializes in medical malpractice suits. Ward specializes in hip-replacement-related litigation as well as in pharmaceutical cases involving alleged injuries from medications.

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

Tuesday, Sept. 22 – state Sen. Gerald Neal, 70; Saturday, Sept. 26 – state Rep. Stan Lee, 54, and state Rep. Kim King, 53; Wednesday, Sept. 30 – state Sen. Perry Clark, 58, and state Rep. John “Bam” Carney, 46; Friday, Oct. 2 – state Rep. David Floyd, 64; Saturday, Oct. 3 – state Rep. Regina Bunch, 53; Tuesday, Oct. 6 – state Sen. Ray Jones II, 46; Wednesday, Oct. 7 – state Rep. Tom Riner, 69; Saturday, Oct. 10 – state Rep. Tommy Thompson, 67


6 October 2015

7: 00 p.m.: AARP & WAVE3 sponsor gov debate at Centre College, Danville

The Kentucky Gazette

27 October 2015

8:30 a.m.: EPA's Stanley Meiburg discusses policy at energy event. Lexington

The Commonwealth's Journal

on Public Affairs, Government & Politics

$630k ad buy in AG race

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission