Ryland Barton

Ryland Barton

Capitol Bureau Chief

Ryland Barton is the Capitol bureau chief for Kentucky Public Radio. He's covered politics and state government for NPR member stations KWBU in Waco and KUT in Austin. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Texas. He grew up in Lexington.

Heroin, Teachers Pension Solutions Elusive in Kentucky General Assembly
Fight Over Kentucky’s Gas Tax Freeze Turns To The Airwaves
Kentucky Lawmakers Still At Odds Over Sentencing Heroin Traffickers
Food Donation Tax Credit Slipped Into Last-Minute Bill in Kentucky General Assembly
Some Kentucky Road Projects Will Be Cut If Fund Isn’t Stabilized, Transportation Cabinet Says
Comer Focused on Western Kentucky Ahead Of Republican Gubernatorial Primary
Kentucky Lawmakers Seeking Compromise On Teachers’ Pensions
Should Individuals Be Able to Donate More to Kentucky Statewide Campaigns?
Kentucky General Assembly Adjourns For Veto Session Without Passing a Heroin Bill
Three High-Profile Bills Likely Dead in the Kentucky State Senate
Kentucky General Assembly Running Out of Time to Address Gas Tax Issue
Who Should Act First on the Kentucky Gas Tax Bill? Kentucky Legislative Leadership Disagrees.
Kentucky Senate Committee OKs Tobacco Settlement Bill
The Kentucky General Assembly’s Dead or Dying Bills