December 5, 2011 - 3:55pm
Local news for Dec. 5, 2011
"State data shows the number of children who have died as a result of abuse and neglect dropped from the previous year." [Bluegrass Politics]
November 21, 2011 - 9:00am
Richie Farmer
Local news for Nov. 21, 2011
"State Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer hired his girlfriend as a 'special assistant' in his department during the waning days of the 2011 gubernatorial campaign, in which he was a candidate for lieutenant governor. According to the state Personnel Cabinet, Stephanie L. Sandmann...
April 25, 2011 - 9:57am
Local news for April 25, 2011
"State Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer spent $1,576 in state money last month while promoting the Department of Agriculture’s Kentucky Proud program at the Sweet Sixteen boys’ basketball tournament in Lexington. Much of that cost was for four nights at a $359-a-night suite at the Lexington...
April 18, 2011 - 11:23am
Local news for April 18, 2011
"A week and a half ago, John Cheves at the HL broke the news that while every other agency and state worker in Frankfort was implementing unpaid furloughs, Richie Farmer was choosing not to for himself. In his Department of Agriculture that has already shown several cases of extravagant spending...
October 28, 2010 - 10:11am
Local news for Oct. 28, 2010
"A new CNN/Time Poll released Thursday shows 50 percent of likely voters in Kentucky support Republican nominee Rand Paul while 43 percent back Democratic nominee Jack Conway in their U.S. Senate race." [Bluegrass Politics]