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.

Fancy Farm Turnout Shows Labor Opposition To Right-To-Work
Accusations Of Nepotism And Pedicures In Kentucky Attorney General Race
Bevin Tries To Diffuse Fancy Farm’s Rowdy Crowd. But Attacks Roll On.
Bluegrass Poll: Kentucky Governor’s Race is a Toss-Up
Rowan County Denies Liability For County Clerk’s Actions In Marriage License Lawsuit
Bevin, Conway Clash Over Kynect, Education at Kentucky Chamber Debate
Prescription Drug Abuse in Kentucky Declined After 2012 Law, Report Says
Public Comments on Jefferson Davis Statue In Kentucky Capitol Close This Week
Residents Ask For Moratorium on Fracking in Kentucky
Kentucky Government Pays $400,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
In Debate, Bevin and Conway Tout Rural Roots, Clash Over Kynect
Details Of LRC Sexual Harassment Settlement Expected Thursday
McConnell To Stump For One-Time Rival Bevin at Fundraising Event
Kentucky’s Rainy Day Fund at Highest Level Since 2008
Rowan Co. Clerk Testifies In Same-Sex Marriage Suit, Ruling In Mid-August