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.

With Growing Support, Kentucky Beer Bill Heads To Full Senate
House-Approved Kentucky Dating Violence Bill Heads To Full Senate
Where High-Profile Bills Stand as the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2015 Session Nears Its End
AT&T Bill Passes Kentucky Senate, Poised To Become Law
Despite GOP Objections, Kentucky House Moves On Legislative Research Commission Reforms
Nominees Selected For Open Kentucky Supreme Court Seat
Amid Federal Pressure, Kentucky Drug Courts Look Into Expanding Addiction Treatment
Kentucky House Passes Public-Private Partnership Bill Without N. Ky. Toll Ban
Kentucky Lawmakers Argue Over the Specifics of Heroin Legislation
Kentucky Craft Beer Bill Passes House 67-31
Bill To Deregulate AT&T Glides Through House
Kentucky House Committee Approves Bill To Require ‘Adequate Shelter’ For Outdoor Animals
Kentucky House Committee OKs Bill To Regulate Fracking
Kentucky House Approves $3.3 Billion In Bonds For Teacher Pensions
Kentucky State Pension Fund Investment Returns Flat For January