LISTEN: Newsweek Writer Discusses Kentucky’s ‘Great Hemp Experiment’

October 13, 2015

Newsweek reporter Jessica Firger recently wrote a story called “The Great Kentucky Hemp Experiment." Read Story

School hallway

Kentucky Republicans Renew Push For Charter Schools

October 12, 2015

Lingering partisan divide suggests legislation authorizing charter schools will continue to languish in the General Assembly. Read Story


Conway Supports Expanding Casino Gambling In Kentucky

October 11, 2015

During a Kentucky Public Radio News Special on Friday, the Democratic candidate said the political atmosphere might permit a casino gambling bill. Read Story


LISTEN: WFPL News Special with Jack Conway, Democratic Candidate For Governor

October 9, 2015

In an hour-long WFPL News Special, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway on Friday discussed issues ranging from coal to expanded gambling. Read Story

Drew Curtis

Drew Curtis’ Donor List Features Nerd-Icons, Entrepreneurs and Tucker Max

October 9, 2015

Drew Curtis may have not raised the most money for the 2015 gubernatorial election, but he did manage to raise funds from the most eccentric group of donors. Read Story


Kentucky Democrats Hold Fundraising Edge In Most Statewide Races

October 8, 2015

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway has a major financial advantage over Republican Matt Bevin, who has struggled to raise funds and has loaned his campaign $995,100 during the general election campaign. Read Story

reporter notebook

This Weekend, Journalists Meet In Louisville To Tackle Workers’ Rights

October 8, 2015

As reporters at digital news outlets seek to unionize, journalists gather in Louisville to discuss the future of newsroom rights. Read Story


New LRC Director Says He’s Ready To Make Changes

October 7, 2015

The new director of the Legislative Research Commission says the state agency needs to get its “swagger back” after a years-long sexual harassment scandal and reports of low morale. Read Story

kyfb protest2

Fairness Leader Arrested At State Fair Heads To Court Thursday

October 7, 2015

The Fairness Campaign’s Chris Hartman, as well as Carla Wallace and Sonja de Vries, face misdemeanor charges for protesting at a state fair breakfast event. Read Story

Protesters outside the Rowan County Courthouse.

Clinton Says Jail Was ‘Right Thing’ For Kentucky Clerk

October 7, 2015

Democratic presidential frontrunner said Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was "treated as she should have been treated." Read Story


Major-Party Candidates For Governor Solidify Positions in Debate

October 6, 2015

Bevin and Conway reminded voters of their positions on key issues such as state pensions, right-to-work legislation and casino gambling. Read Story


Yarmuth Weighs In On Kentucky’s Upcoming Republican Presidential Caucus

October 6, 2015

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Louisville, is predicting low voter turnout for March’s Republican presidential caucus next year. Read Story


State Worker Pension Plan Sees Much Lower Returns Than Others in Kentucky

October 6, 2015

Already home to one of the most underfunded public pension plans in the nation, Kentucky Retirement Systems is losing further ground through its investment choices. Read Story


Republicans Rally In Frankfort Ahead Of Governor’s Race

October 5, 2015

There was also some awkwardness to smooth over between Sen. Rand Paul and nominee Matt Bevin, who last week endorsed Paul's opponent for president. Read Story