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.

Kentucky Prosecutor Wants ‘Good Samaritan’ Policy Out of Anti-Heroin Law
How Raising the Overtime Salary Threshold Could Affect Kentucky
ACLU of Kentucky Willing to Sue the County Clerks Refusing To Issue Marriage Licenses
Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Enters the Kentucky Race For Governor
Lawmakers Look Into Aerial Reassessments of Kentucky Property Values
State Board To Seek Public Comment In Review of Jefferson Davis Statue
Auditor Edelen To Investigate Oversight of University of Louisville Foundation, Board of Trustees
Kentucky Republicans, Democrats Call For Removing Jefferson Davis Statue From Capitol
Conway’s Jobs Plan: Training, Broadband and Bourbon
Cash Settlement Reached in Sexual Harassment Lawsuits Against Kentucky LRC, Lawmakers
Kentucky Lawmakers Still Considering $3.3 Billion Bond For Teacher Pensions
Kentucky Gubernatorial Candidates Make First Joint Public Appearance
Eastern Kentucky Doesn’t Have Enough Lawyers to Handle Social Security Cases
Grimes: Gubernatorial Candidate Curtis Can’t Use E-Signatures For Kentucky Ballot Petition
Kentucky Lawmakers Question More Rigorous GED Test, But Official Says Harder Test Is Needed