Governor Will Skip Fancy Farm This Year

by ASSOCIATED PRESS – A public clash between Kentucky’s two most powerful politicians will have to wait another year. A spokesman for Gov. Matt Bevin says the Republican chief executive will skip the annual “political speaking” at the Fancy Farm picnic, a Kentucky tradition that forces politicians to trade insults on statewide television all while enduring…

Mayor Greg Fischer: Convention has pulled out of Louisville due to California’s travel ban

BY Phillip M. Bailey , @phillipmbailey Louisville has already started to see an economic impact due to California’s decision to forbid state-funded travel to Kentucky, Mayor Greg Fischer said Wednesday evening. In a tweet Wednesday, Fischer said an unnamed convention is leaving the city due to California’s ban. “We are very concerned about others,” the mayor added on Facebook.…

NKY prominent leaders create new community foundation, hire president — and think big

A group of prominent Northern Kentucky business and civic leaders have created a new community-wide foundation that will focus on funding key community needs and programs in Northern Kentucky. They have engaged Nancy Humphrey Grayson as president. The Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky aims to increase philanthropic giving by Northern Kentucky individuals, corporations and…

Here’s How A State Tax Credit Is Boosting Kentucky’s Film Economy

ByRyland Barton – A Kentucky lawmaker has filed legislation that would move elections for statewide offices like governor, attorney general and secretary of state to the same years that presidential elections take place. If approved, the proposal would extend the terms of Kentucky’s next governor and other constitutional officeholders by one year, giving the elected officials…