Second lawsuit against KY Cabinet: Workers kept case open for federal money

by Cameron Knight , cknight@enquirer.com – A second lawsuit was filed in federal court Friday alleging the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services drags out cases against parents to collect additional federal money. The first case was filed in May by Holly Schulkers against Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services workers and St. Elizabeth Healthcare after…

Caboni takes helm at WKU

Staff Report For the first time in two decades, Western Kentucky University has a new president. Timothy C. Caboni’s first day on the job was Monday, becoming WKU’s 10th president. He replaces Gary A. Ransdell, who retired after 20 years as WKU’s president. “Today is an exciting day for Kacy and me as we begin…

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…