Ben Waide http://wkms.org en Waide's Computers to Be Searched in Alleged Misappropriation Case http://wkms.org/post/waides-computers-be-searched-alleged-misappropriation-case <p>Kentucky’s 10th&nbsp;District state Rep. Ben Waide is still battling a civil lawsuit brought by former colleagues who say he misappropriated company money to fund his political career.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:20:54 +0000 John Null 41919 at http://wkms.org Waide's Computers to Be Searched in Alleged Misappropriation Case Rep. Waide Files Countersuit to Claims that He Misused Company Money http://wkms.org/post/rep-waide-files-countersuit-claims-he-misused-company-money <p></p><p>A Madisonville lawmaker has filed a countersuit regarding <a href="http://wkms.org/post/rep-ben-waide-accused-stealing-company-finances">allegations</a> he misused $31,000 of his company’s money to fund campaign activities.</p><p>Rep. Ben Waide is the president of Liberty Rehabilitation. His fellow shareholders Lawrence Holmes and Jason Myers charged Waide with using company money to pay for travel and other expenses while pocketing his legislative reimbursement. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:16:15 +0000 Whitney Jones 38087 at http://wkms.org Rep. Waide Files Countersuit to Claims that He Misused Company Money Carroll Running for Third Term as Hopkins Judge-Executive http://wkms.org/post/carroll-running-third-term-hopkins-judge-executive <p>Hopkins County Judge-Executive Donnie Carroll says he plans to file for re-election by the end of this week. Carroll, a Democrat, says there are several projects he will focus on if given a third term.</p><p>“We still would concentrate on our road projects,” Carroll said. “We’ve been fortune enough to build some new facilities for our road departments and our animal shelters and things like that. I still would concentrate on economic development.”</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 21:58:17 +0000 John Null 37450 at http://wkms.org Carroll Running for Third Term as Hopkins Judge-Executive State Rep. Dossett to Run Again in Altered 9th District http://wkms.org/post/state-rep-dossett-run-again-altered-9th-district <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 26px;">Republican State Representative Myron </span>Dossett<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 26px;"> of Pembroke said he'll seek re-election in the </span>9th<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 26px;"> District, but new boundaries may pit him against his friend and Republican ally Ben </span>Waide<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 26px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:03:33 +0000 Austin Ramsey 35961 at http://wkms.org State Rep. Dossett to Run Again in Altered 9th District Bill Transferring Kentucky Medicaid Late Payments to Insurance Department Clears House Committee http://wkms.org/post/bill-transferring-kentucky-medicaid-late-payments-insurance-department-clears-house-committee <h1 style="clear:left;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:30px;font-size:28px;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 15px;font-weight:normal;border:0px;padding:0px">&nbsp;</h1><p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">House Speaker Greg Stumbo's bill that would transfer late payments claims in Medicaid managed care has cleared its first committee. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:35:38 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28380 at http://wkms.org Bill Transferring Kentucky Medicaid Late Payments to Insurance Department Clears House Committee Education Committee Republicans Question Evolution on State Tests http://wkms.org/post/education-committee-republicans-question-evolution-state-tests <p>A Hopkins County lawmaker is among some state house Republicans questioning whether evolution should be a part of Kentucky’s standardized science tests. The Kentucky interim joint Education Committee debated the topic this week during a discussion of “end-of-course testing.” Republican State Representative Ben Waide of Madisonville says test questions about evolution help promote it as scientific fact and not theory. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:11:29 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) & Angela Hatton 20861 at http://wkms.org Education Committee Republicans Question Evolution on State Tests Kentucky House Passes Bill to Help Refugees Stay in School http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-house-passes-bill-help-refugees-stay-school <p>Refugees can stay in Kentucky high schools after their 21st birthday under a bill that cleared the House Monday.&nbsp; Democratic state Representative Jody Richards says the proposal is intended to help refugees who have fled to the U.S. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 13:31:24 +0000 Associated Press 17303 at http://wkms.org Kentucky House Passes Bill to Help Refugees Stay in School