governor http://wkms.org en Daley to Decide on 2014 Illinois Governor Bid http://wkms.org/post/daley-decide-2014-illinois-governor-bid <p></p><p>The race for Illinois governor is more than a year away, but former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’ll decide in the next week whether he’ll run.</p><p>The Chicago Democrat says he is talking with potential contributors to decide whether he’ll challenge Gov. Pat Quinn in the Democratic primary. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:57:29 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 31868 at http://wkms.org Daley to Decide on 2014 Illinois Governor Bid Pros and Cons for Potential 2014 Mitch McConnell Challengers Judd, Grimes and Bevin http://wkms.org/post/pros-and-cons-potential-2014-mitch-mcconnell-challengers-judd-grimes-and-bevin <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Kentuckians&nbsp;have 590 days-plus before the 2014 general election, but already the political chatter is centered on potential challengers to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell—chiefly actress&nbsp;<font color="#0c4ca2">Ashley Judd</font><font color="#0c4ca2">&nbsp;</font>and her potential candidacy's supposed strengths and weaknesses.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">But Judd isn't the only possible candidate.</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:53:13 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 29536 at http://wkms.org Pros and Cons for Potential 2014 Mitch McConnell Challengers Judd, Grimes and Bevin Governor’s Ambassador Awards http://wkms.org/post/governor-s-ambassador-awards <p>Nominations are open for Kentucky&rsquo;s Governor&rsquo;s Ambassador Awards.&nbsp; The awards honor government employees who&rsquo;ve made differences in the lives of others. &nbsp;Private citizens and government employees can nominate co-workers based on customer service, courage, leadership, community service or volunteerism. A selection committee</p><p>Co-chaired by First Lady Jane Beshear and Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer the committee will choose finalists for the awards. The governor will then select winners.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:10:32 +0000 The Associated Press 20169 at http://wkms.org Governor’s Ambassador Awards Christie at Lincoln Dinner Tomorrow http://wkms.org/post/christie-lincoln-dinner-tomorrow <p>Kentucky Republicans hear from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tomorrow at the state GOP&#39;s annual Lincoln Day Dinner.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 May 2012 20:57:50 +0000 Chad Lampe 18040 at http://wkms.org Christie at Lincoln Dinner Tomorrow Quinn supports gay marriage http://wkms.org/post/quinn-supports-gay-marriage <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he&rsquo;ll work with legislators to allow gay marriage in the state. Quinn helped get civil unions approved in legislature last year and now doesn&rsquo;t want to wait for the courts to act first. Quinn&rsquo;s push for what he calls &ldquo;marriage equality&rdquo; comes after President Obama endorsed civil unions last week.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 20:59:59 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson & AP 17966 at http://wkms.org Quinn supports gay marriage