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.

Kentucky House Votes to Restore Voting Rights For Non-Violent Felons
Kentucky House OKs Extending Domestic Violence Protections
Kentucky Medical Marijuana Bill Probably Won’t Pass This Year
Craft Beer, Anheuser-Busch At Odds Over Kentucky Beer Bill
Kentucky Statewide Smoking Ban Still Waiting To Be Heard On the House Floor
AT&T Deregulation Bill Waits To Be Heard In State House And Senate
Supporters Hopeful For Bill Granting Voting Rights For Felons in Kentucky
Kentucky Minimum Wage Bill Passes State House, Uncertain In Senate
House Committee OKs $3.3 Billion Bond For Kentucky Teacher Pensions
Kentucky House Committee OKs Local Option Sales Tax
How the Heroin Bills Differ Between the Kentucky House and Senate
Political Lines Drawn in 2015 Kentucky General Assembly Session
Kentucky House Labor Committee OKs Minimum Wage Hike
Kentucky House Committee Passes ‘AT&T Deregulation’ Bill