May 23, 2012 - 4:20pm
University of Louisville Hospital
“The responsibility for providing a safety-net for our most vulnerable is a critical one shared by the University, City and Commonwealth. While this audit underscores the need for modernization and reform of the governing structure, it does not provide justification for those who desire a retreat from that mission.”
The latest chapter in the continuing soap-opera known as University Hospital was unveiled today, as Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen released an examination of the Quality and Charity Care Trust (QCCT); finding a lack of oversight of a fund responsible for annually disbursing more than $30...
April 30, 2012 - 6:22pm
Will he keep the moustache?
“The law makes no distinction between icons and the rest of us, and neither do I,” Edelen said. “The report paints a clear picture of an administration that had no qualms about treating taxpayer resources as its own. The former commissioner had state employees on state time take him hunting and shopping, mow his yard, build a basketball court in his backyard, and even chauffer his dog. He showered himself with gifts and office equipment and rewarded friends with jobs. These are just some of the documented abuses that should outrage every Kentuckian.”
As all true “blue” citizens of the commonwealth know, Richard Dwight "Richie" Farmer, Jr., former shooting guard for the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team, was one of four seniors on the 1991 – 1992 team known as "The Unforgettables."   His...