April 30, 2012 - 5:22pm
“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...
April 13, 2012 - 7:23pm
“For twelve years, Kentucky and Kentuckians have suffered at the hands of Senate President David Williams. His rank partisanship, his obstructionist attitude has caused numerous special sessions and has cost taxpayers millions of dollars in unnecessary expenses in conducting business that ought to be done in regular sessions …"
Kentucky’s normally mild-mannered governor, Steve Beshear, was visibly upset last night, as the annual 60-day session of the General Assembly came to an end without voting of several important pieces of legislation. The bicameral legislators adjourned at midnight, but they failed to...
December 16, 2011 - 7:30am
Local news for Dec. 16, 2011
"Senate President David Williams, who lost a bid for governor this year, will keep his leadership position in the legislature. Williams, a Burkesville Republican who has headed the Senate since 2000, said after a retreat Thursday for Senate Republicans that there will be no leadership changes...
December 12, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Dec. 12, 2011
"Upon Gov. Steve Beshear’s election to a second term last month, he said he planned to meet with Senate President David Williams, his vanquished foe, to talk about areas where the two can agree in an effort to press forward on needed reforms in the state.
November 10, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Nov. 10, 2011
"A day after suffering a 21-point drubbing by Gov. Steve Beshear, state Senate President David Williams said he has enough support among the 23-member Republican caucus to remain its leader." [Bluegrass Politics]