Bevin appoints new Kentucky racing commission

BY JANET PATTON, jpatton1@herald-leader.com –  A week and a half before one of Thoroughbred racing’s biggest events, the Kentucky Derby, Gov. Matt Bevin named 12 new members to the regulatory body that governs racing. Bevin revamped the structure of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission “in hopes of focusing more on the industry,” according to a news release. According to…

Fundraising update: How the top five most interesting primary races are stacking up

by Nick Storm, @NickStorm_cn2 – Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two part break down of recent fundraising efforts from legislative candidates. The candidates locked in serious primary elections are digging deep into their own pockets and searching for donors to keep their Frankfort dreams alive. Pure Politics has identified the most interesting primary races to watch on…