A retired fighter pilot who lost a spirited challenge to a GOP congressman in Kentucky says she will not run for statewide office in 2019. Amy McGrath wrote in an email to supporters on Friday that she would not be a candidate for statewide office. Kentucky will elect a governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide officers in 2019.
A Kentucky appeals court ruled Friday that an online poker company does not have to pay the state $870 million plus interest, a blow to the state's novel effort to recover the illegal gambling losses of more than 34,000 of its citizens.
The Republican Party of Kentucky has requested the work emails of several teachers, saying they want to see if there is widespread misuse of government resources. Some teachers, however, see it as ploy to intimidate.
The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that made changes to the state's struggling public pension system eight months after it prompted thousands of teachers to protest, closing schools across the state.
Democrats have selected the members of their leadership team in the Kentucky House. State Reps. Rocky Adkins, Derrick Graham and Joni Jenkins will serve for the next two years. Democrat caucus members voted on the team Wednesday afternoon.
University of Kentucky officials say a founder of one of the state's top development companies has promised to donate $10 million to help some of its students afford college. School officials on Tuesday announced the donation of developer Mira Ball, who attended the school before starting Ball Homes with her late husband.