Begging for peace amid chaos of drug addiction: ‘Come on God, Christi’s down’

BY Justin Sayers, @_JustinSayers – Editor’s note: The Courier-Journal is chronicling the drug crisis gripping the Louisville region. Nine journalists spent 72 hours in April on the front lines of the fight against addiction, revealing the impact of the heroin and prescription pill crisis. Today, we launch an occasional series of stories on recovery that will continue into the fall.…

Grimes denies new request for voter information from Trump commission

By Madeline Janicki Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes denied another request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity to turn over Kentucky voter information. On Wednesday evening Grimes’ office said that Kansas Secretary of State, and the Commission’s vice-chairman Kris Kobach, sent another letter asking for information about Kentucky voters. The commission sent a…

Former Legislative Director for Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, joins lobbying firm

BY Nick Storm @NStorm_politics Matt Niehaus, who served in Governor Matt Bevin’s administration as Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Insurance and Executive Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Services in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, has joined McCarthy Strategic Solutions. As Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Insurance, Niehaus oversaw the day-to-day operation…