Richie Farmer

Politics
12:04 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Williams Says He Had "No Idea" About Farmer's Alleged Misdeeds

 

Kentucky Senate President David Williams says he had no idea what trouble his former gubernatorial running mate Richie Farmer was causing as agriculture commissioner.

During an interview on Kentucky Sports Radio Wednesday, host Matt Jones asked Williams about the abuses of power and resources that were uncovered in a recent audit of Farmer's time in office.

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Politics
12:00 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Richie Farmer's Attorney Calls Audit "Political and Self-Serving"

 

An audit of former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's administration has revealed multiple abuses of state resources.

The report says the former University of Kentucky basketball star illegally hired friends and family, used department resources for Christmas gifts and made state employees mow his yard and build a basketball court at his home on state time.

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