House Republicans Announce Subcommittee assignments

by MICHON LINDSTROM | KENTUCKY FRANKFORT- The Kentucky House Republican caucus announced the members chosen to chair the budget subcommittees and co-chair ten statutory committees.  Of the 18 positions–none are female.  The House Budget Review Subcommittee determine how state dollars should be allocated in the biennium budget. While the statutory committee co-chair has a counterpart…

Father of Alison Lundergan Grimes seeks dismissal of campaign finance charges

  Jerry Lundergan’s attorney, J Guthrie True, speaks to press outside of federal courthouse downtown after both Lundergan and Dale Emmons made their first court appearance. By Marcus Dorsey by BILL ESTEP, bestep@herald-leader.com –  Federal campaign finance charges against well-known Kentucky Democrats Jerry Lundergan and Dale Emmons violate constitutional protections and should be dismissed, defense attorneys…