The Bottom Line: Scott Jennings and Matt Jones to discuss politics at 2019 Business Summit

By Jacqueline Pitts, The Bottom Line Scott Jennings, left, and Matt Jones FRANKFORT, Ky. — Ahead of the highly-anticipated general election in November, Matt Jones and Scott Jennings will discuss Kentucky politics at the Kentucky Chamber’s Business Summit on Thursday, July 11. Scott Jennings is a political contributor for CNN, co-founder and partner of a public relations…

Kentucky judge declares state’s death penalty protocol unconstitutional

By Andrew Wolfson, Louisville Courier Journal   A Kentucky judge has struck down the state’s death penalty protocol as unconstitutional because it does not explicitly prohibit the execution of prisoners with intellectual disabilities. Ruling on a motion brought by a dozen inmates on death row, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled Tuesday that the regulation is invalid…

National Republicans may be maneuvering to unseat Kentucky’s conservative darling, Massie

By Phillip M. Bailey, Louisville Courier Journal   U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie may be a darling among libertarians and constitutional conservatives, but the Kentucky Republican is the target of some who are actively recruiting a primary challenger for 2020. Two independent sources with knowledge of campaign discussions say state Rep. Kim Moser, R-Taylor Mill, is being groomed for a…