Jim Wayne http://wkms.org en Dainty: A Democratic Pit Stop In Louisville on the Road to Fancy Farm http://wkms.org/post/dainty-democratic-pit-stop-louisville-road-fancy-farm <p>On the road to this weekend's Fancy Farm political picnic, there are&nbsp;detours.</p><p>One is the Dainty contest, a unique annual sports event in Louisville’s Schnitzelburg neighborhood that draws local and statewide politicians.</p><p>In the run up to Fancy Farm, the Dainty has served as a kind of roadside attraction. Candidates&nbsp;rub elbows with prospective voters in an attempt to energize the base in one of Kentucky's most solidly working-class Democratic strongholds.</p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:24:33 +0000 Jonathan Meador 42446 at http://wkms.org Dainty: A Democratic Pit Stop In Louisville on the Road to Fancy Farm Kentucky Legislators' Wait Almost Over for Governor's Tax Reform Details http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislators-wait-almost-over-governors-tax-reform-details <p></p><p>Leaders from both the Kentucky House and Senate are scheduled to meet with Gov. Steve Beshear <span data-term="goog_1746695729" tabindex="0">Monday</span> to talk tax reform.&nbsp;</p><p>Lawmakers have been waiting on details of a proposal. Beshear promised weeks ago he would come forward with a legislative proposal to reform taxes.&nbsp; But, the particulars of how to change the state’s tax structure will likely be revealed in Monday's meeting.&nbsp; Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 38423 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Legislators' Wait Almost Over for Governor's Tax Reform Details Lawmakers Return Special Session Pay http://wkms.org/post/lawmakers-return-special-session-pay <p>Two Kentucky lawmakers are refusing pay for a weeklong special legislative session held earlier this year.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 13:46:46 +0000 Associated Press 18430 at http://wkms.org Lawmakers Return Special Session Pay