Chris McDaniel http://wfpl.org en Mitch McConnell's Aid to Mississippi Republican Incumbent Angers Kentucky Tea Party Activists http://wfpl.org/post/mitch-mcconnells-aid-mississippi-republican-incumbent-angers-kentucky-tea-party-activists <p>After serving on the Daviess County Republican Party's leadership team for almost three years, Owensboro native Barbara Knott had enough.</p><p>She resigned on July 10 and the reason was simple; Knott cannot support Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell this fall.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:51:53 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 9810 at http://wfpl.org Mitch McConnell's Aid to Mississippi Republican Incumbent Angers Kentucky Tea Party Activists Republican Legislative Challengers Announce Plans to Change Lawmakers' Pensions http://wfpl.org/post/republican-legislative-challengers-announce-plans-change-lawmakers-pensions <p></p><p>After years of lawmakers attempting to find solutions to the state’s underfunded pension problems, a group of Republican legislative candidates are hoping to institute a plan of their own.</p><p>At a news conference today at the Capitol, the majority of Republican challengers in House and Senate races endorsed a plan to put new lawmakers into a&nbsp;401k&nbsp;style pension system.</p><p>The challengers say if elected their plan would be the first bill they jointly introduce. And they would include themselves in the new&nbsp;401k&nbsp;plan.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:10:33 +0000 Kenny Colston 1631 at http://wfpl.org