Panama Papers Reveal Possible Kentucky Ties

by Kate Howard – Among more than 320,000 offshore accounts and trusts unveiled in a Panama Papers database Monday are a handful of accounts with names similar to Kentucky entities, and a few registered to addresses in the commonwealth. Names on the accounts mirror a consulting company, a coal education foundation and historic Churchill Downs. Among the individuals identified…

Grimes Urging Voters To Head To The Polls

by KARYN CZAR –  Secretary of State Allison Lundergran Grimes expects voter turnout to be slightly better than in the 2004 and 2012 primary elections, which were under 14 percent.  She’s predicting around 20 percent turnout next week.  Grimes wants to get the word out that Republicans still have several things on the ballot even though…

Stumbo files lawsuit questioning Bevin vetoes

by Tom Loftus, @TomLoftus_CJ – Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo said he has filed a lawsuit questioning the process and validity of Gov. Matt Bevin’s vetoes. Last month, Stumbo raised questions about the validity of Bevin‘s vetoes and mentioned he could take the matter to court. Stumbo, a Prestonsburg Democrat, told the Lexington Herald-Leader in an interview last month that one concern he has…