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.

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
State Senate Votes To Fund Kentucky Universities Based On Performance
State Senate Votes To End Moratorium On Nuclear Construction in Kentucky
Beshear Declares State of Emergency for Kentucky, and Legislators Take a Snow Day
Kentucky General Assembly OKs Ban on Out-of-State Brewers Owning Distributorships
Kentucky Senate Passes Bill To Monitor ‘No-Jail Jailers’
Senate OKs $132.5 Million Bond For University of Kentucky Cancer Research
With Growing Support, Kentucky Beer Bill Heads To Full Senate