Beware of that official-looking email: Some state employees’ accounts hacked

by Alfred Miller, Louisville Courier Journal – Bevin explains why the state’s chief information officer is worth $375,000 annually. Tom Loftus, Louisville Courier Journal Something about the email — purportedly from a Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet employee — seemed off to Jim Seiffert. The Stites & Harbison tax attorney emailed back. Was this intended for…

Community health centers in Kentucky will receive $5.6M to fight opioid crisis

by LaneReport.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Wednesday that community health centers in Kentucky will receive nearly $5.6 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding will be used to support HHS’s Five-Point Opioid Strategy nationwide. The funding was approved by Congress earlier this year, and McConnell played…

Kentucky GOP claims House Democratic leader broke ethics, campaign finance laws

by JACK BRAMMER, Kentucky.com FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Republican Party filed ethics and campaign finance complaints Wednesday against a House Democratic leader, alleging he misused state resources for his re-election campaign this fall. The GOP complaints were filed against House Minority Whip Wilson Stone of Scottsville, who was elected to the House in 2008 and…

Labor secretary, former judge-executive visits fiscal court

Hale informs court of recent economic development numbers by MELINDA J. OVERSTREET moverstreet@glasgowdailytimes.com –  GLASGOW – The acting secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet urged members of his home county’s fiscal court to remember that they have friends in surrounding counties and in Frankfort who are there to help. David Dickerson, a former Barren County judge-executive…