super PAC http://wkms.org en Sole Kentucky Campaign Attracts Attention of Both Parties http://wkms.org/post/sole-kentucky-campaign-attracts-attention-both-parties <p></p><p style="line-height: 200%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="color:#222222">Both Democrats and Republicans are focusing on a special state House election, which could be the only race this year.</span></p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 17:08:46 +0000 Kenny Colston 31457 at http://wkms.org Sole Kentucky Campaign Attracts Attention of Both Parties Unions, Lawyers Give Big to Super PAC Helping Democrats Defend State House http://wkms.org/post/unions-lawyers-give-big-super-pac-helping-democrats-defend-state-house <p><font size="2">A Super PAC that is helping defend Democrats is Kentucky state House races has raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars.<br><br>Kentucky Family Values is helping Democrats beat back the GOP’'s attempt to take control of the House. And one month before the election, the group reported raising $236,000. It still has $190,000 cash on hand.<font size="2"> </font></font> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 17:01:12 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 23301 at http://wkms.org Unions, Lawyers Give Big to Super PAC Helping Democrats Defend State House Northern Kentucky PAC Looks to Expand Influence to State Races http://wkms.org/post/northern-kentucky-pac-looks-expand-influence-state-races <p>A Republican super PAC that helped influence the 4th Congressional District primary earlier this year is looking to expand its scope. Americans for Growth, Opportunity and Prosperity was founded by a group of Northern Kentucky businessmen. It also goes by the name Ameri-GOP. The PAC helped Thomas Massie win his congressional primary. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:35:23 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 23062 at http://wkms.org Northern Kentucky PAC Looks to Expand Influence to State Races Afternoon Round-Up 9/16/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-91612 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/17/161283651/for-liberian-youth-a-creative-outlet-in-krumping">Krumping</a> is a form of dance that originated in California and — with the help of DVDs and the Internet — has made its way to Dunbar and other kids in the West African nation of Liberia. Founded by freed American slaves, the country embraces all things American. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 21:25:58 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 22198 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 9/16/12 Kentucky Super PACs Free to Grow After Supreme Court Ruling http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-super-pacs-free-grow-after-supreme-court-ruling <p><span style="font-size:10.0pt">The U.S. Supreme Court&#39;s decision to overrule a Montana campaign finance law is likely to boost the rise of super PACs in Kentucky.</span> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:15:54 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18544 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Super PACs Free to Grow After Supreme Court Ruling Afternoon Round-Up 6/19/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-61912 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/06/18/155292162/does-your-smartphone-go-next-to-the-salad-fork-or-the-soup-spoon">Is it bad manners to have technology at the dinner table?</a></p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p><p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/mcconnell-being-scolded-opposing-disclose-act">McConnell is being scolded</a> for flip-flopping on campaign disclosures.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 21:38:52 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18444 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 6/19/12 morning cram [it's more comfortable for you to label me as insane edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-its-more-comfortable-you-label-me-insane-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>A study found psychiatric patients waited an average of 11.5 hours in hospital emergency rooms before being treated or released. That&#39;s in part because many hospitals have decided<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/05/31/154004864/as-psychiatric-wards-close-patients-languish-in-emergency-rooms"> it&#39;s not economically viable to keep psychiatric wards open</a>.</p><p><strong>Prairie State Politics:</strong></p> Thu, 31 May 2012 14:48:21 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18182 at http://wkms.org morning cram [it's more comfortable for you to label me as insane edition] Illinois could lift donation caps in 'super PAC' races http://wkms.org/post/illinois-could-lift-donation-caps-super-pac-races <p>The Illinois House has approved a plan to drop campaign-donation limits in races where super PACs jump in with big money.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 14:37:20 +0000 Todd Hatton 18181 at http://wkms.org Illinois could lift donation caps in 'super PAC' races