Ky case on foster pay headed to Supreme Court

by Deborah Yetter , @d_yetter – A closely watched Kentucky case over whether the state must pay relatives who provide foster care for children in the same way it pays licensed foster care providers appears headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Lexington lawyer Richard Dawahare, who recently won a ruling from the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that Kentucky…

New Kentucky insurance commissioner named

by The Associated Press – FRANKFORT, KY. — Kentucky’s deputy commissioner of the Department of Insurance, a former sales and marketing representative, has been appointed as commissioner of the department. Nancy G. Atkins worked in the insurance industry for 33 years, both as an agent and employee benefit manager. Before joining the Department of Insurance, she was…