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 House Committee Approves Bill To Require ‘Adequate Shelter’ For Outdoor Animals
Kentucky House Committee OKs Bill To Regulate Fracking
Kentucky House Approves $3.3 Billion In Bonds For Teacher Pensions
Kentucky State Pension Fund Investment Returns Flat For January
MillerCoors Joins The Kentucky Beer Battle
Kentucky State Senate Leaders Clash Over (Non-) Snow Days
Will the Kentucky State Senate Move on Statewide Smoking Ban Legislation?
Bill Blocking Transgender Students From Choosing Bathroom Fails in Kentucky Senate Committee
Kentucky Dog Hunters Against Dog Fighting Bill in General Assembly
House Democrats File Bills to Reform Kentucky Legislative Research Commission
After Debate Over Needle Exchanges, Kentucky House Passes Heroin Bill
Kentucky House Votes to Restore Voting Rights For Non-Violent Felons
Kentucky House OKs Extending Domestic Violence Protections