Beshear Officially Files to Run for Governor, Calls on Opponents to Release Tax Returns

BY MICHON LINDSTROM KENTUCKY FRANKFORT- Attorney General Andy Beshear, D-Kentucky, has officially filed to run for governor.  Shortly after filing his paperwork with running mate Educator Jacqueline Coleman, he called for more transparency, specifically dealing with tax returns.  “It’s about returning honesty,  decency and transparency to this building and all of state government,” Beshear said. “We filed our…

Ball Announces Plan to Help Improve Financial Literacy

BY MICHON LINDSTROM KENTUCKY FRANKFORT- Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball,R-Kentucky, announced support for the launch of Kentucky’s Financial Empowerment Commission.  House Bill 139, the Financial Empowerment Commission bill, would provide support to educators teaching financial literacy and would be funded through private donations. Rep. Jim DuPlessis, R-Elizabethtown, is the lead sponsor.  The commission would develop and implement plans…

Jason Nemes Elected Chairman of House Republican Caucus Campaign Committee

BY MICHON LINDSTROM KENTUCKY Rep. Jason Nemes, R-Louisville, has been elected to lead campaign efforts for the 2020 election cycle.  As Chairman of the House Republican Caucus Campaign Committee, Nemes will be responsible for overseeing recruitment efforts for the Republican House candidates, as well as fundraising and other organizational activities leading up to election day.  “Two years…

Governor Bevin will highlight GOP dinner in Ohio

By Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) – A southwest Ohio Republican party is featuring neighboring Kentucky’s governor at an annual dinner. The Hamilton County GOP has announced that Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will speak March 14 at its Lincoln-Reagan dinner at Cincinnati’s Music Hall. Details will be made public later. The conservative Republican governor announced last August he…