adam edelen http://wkms.org en Former KHA Chair: Edelen's Assessment of Rural Hospital 'Crisis' Will Point to Medicaid Managed Care http://wkms.org/post/former-kha-chair-edelens-assessment-rural-hospital-crisis-will-point-medicaid-managed-care <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The former chair of the Kentucky Hospital Association says state Auditor Adam </span>Edelen’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> efforts to compile data related to what he calls a financial “crisis” for rural hospitals will point toward <a href="http://wkms.org/post/kha-says-overwhelming-majority-hospitals-still-report-unpaid-mco-claims">the impact of Medicaid managed care</a>.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:33:45 +0000 John Null 41953 at http://wkms.org Former KHA Chair: Edelen's Assessment of Rural Hospital 'Crisis' Will Point to Medicaid Managed Care State Auditor Adam Edelen Won't Run for Kentucky Governor http://wkms.org/post/state-auditor-adam-edelen-wont-run-kentucky-governor <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Adam Edelen" data-attribution="Credit Devin Katayama/WFPL News" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201405/edelen.JPG" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky State Auditor Adam </span>Edelen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> won't be a candidate for governor in 2015.</span><p>Political observers considered&#160;Edelen&#160;a serious contender. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:58:56 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 41382 at http://wkms.org State Auditor Adam Edelen Won't Run for Kentucky Governor Edelen Sets June Deadline for Governor's Race Decision http://wkms.org/post/edelen-sets-june-deadline-governors-race-decision <p>Kentucky’s state auditor, Adam Edelen, says he’ll announce in June whether he’ll be a candidate for governor next year.</p><p>The Democrat&nbsp;<a href="http://mycn2.com/politics/running-mates-and-announcement-dates-what-s-next-politically-for-adam-edelen">discussed his timetable on&nbsp;Insight Cable’s "Pure Politics."</a></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 20:29:03 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 40864 at http://wkms.org Edelen Sets June Deadline for Governor's Race Decision Ky. Statewide Audit Finds Cyber Security Weaknesses at Gov't Agencies http://wkms.org/post/ky-statewide-audit-finds-cyber-security-weaknesses-govt-agencies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A statewide audit released Thursday has found some Kentucky agencies aren't adequately protecting sensitive data.</span></p><p>The <a href="http://apps.auditor.ky.gov/Public/Audit_Reports/Archive/2013SSWAK-I.pdf">report from Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen’s office</a> identifies the Treasury, Department of Revenue, and Finance and Administration Cabinet as having cyber security deficiencies - but no breaches.</p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 22:35:32 +0000 John Null 38537 at http://wkms.org Ky. Statewide Audit Finds Cyber Security Weaknesses at Gov't Agencies Kentucky House to Vote on Cyber Security Improvements for State Government http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-house-vote-cyber-security-improvements-state-government <p>A bill improving cyber security for Kentucky state government will get a vote in the House.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:29:03 +0000 Jonathan Meador 38238 at http://wkms.org Kentucky House to Vote on Cyber Security Improvements for State Government Edelen Hopes for Agreement on Special Taxing Districts Proposal http://wkms.org/post/edelen-hopes-agreement-special-taxing-districts-proposal <div style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><p></p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt">State Auditor Adam Edelen is hoping lawmakers can reach an agreement next week on a proposal to better regulate more than 1,200 special taxing districts across Kentucky, what Edelen calls “ghost government.” Special taxing districts include local airport boards, water districts, and community action agencies.</span></font></span></font></div><div style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt">&nbsp;</span></font></span></font></div><div style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt">The bill has passed the House and Senate, but the Senate’s version would give oversight of the taxing districts to county governments, something Edelen opposes.</span></font></span></font> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 19:59:22 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 29086 at http://wkms.org Edelen Hopes for Agreement on Special Taxing Districts Proposal Auditor Adam Edelen to State Senators: Don't Amend Special Taxing Districts Bill http://wkms.org/post/auditor-adam-edelen-state-senators-dont-amend-special-taxing-districts-bill <p></p><p>State Auditor Adam Edelen is encouraging Senate lawmakers not to tweak the special district taxing district reform bill, which is largely based on his proposals from a report last year. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:14:41 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28646 at http://wkms.org Auditor Adam Edelen to State Senators: Don't Amend Special Taxing Districts Bill Edelen Continues Tracking Misspending in Ky. Schools http://wkms.org/post/edelen-continues-tracking-misspending-ky-schools <p><font size="2"><font size="2">K</font>entucky State Auditor Adam Edelen says he will be expanding his efforts to track misspending in Kentucky school districts.<font size="2"> </font>Edelen campaigned on cleaning up education spending and he has already conducted special audits in three districts. The examinations of Kenton, Mason and Breathitt <font size="2">County </font>schools found misspending and poor documentation.</font></p><p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 21:14:08 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 23734 at http://wkms.org Edelen Continues Tracking Misspending in Ky. Schools the morning cram [West Wing callback edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-west-wing-callback-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong></p><p>San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be the DNC's first Latino keynoter.</p><p></p><p><strong>In Kentucky:</strong></p><ul><li>Kentucky's state auditor is among the first-time delegates headed to the <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/ky-state-auditor-heads-weeks-dnc">Democrats' National Convention</a> in Charlotte, North Carolina.</li><li>This year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference features <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/ky-women-writers-conference-features-food">foodie</a> authors.</li></ul> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:40:41 +0000 Todd Hatton 21673 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [West Wing callback edition] Conway Won't Run Against McConnell, Edelen "Highly Unlikely, " in 2014 http://wkms.org/post/conway-wont-run-against-mcconnell-edelen-highly-unlikely-2014 <p>Two of Kentucky's highest profile Democrats say they are not interested in taking on U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014.<br><br> Attorney General Jack Conway, who ran for Senate in 2010 against Republican Rand Paul, tells Kentucky Public Radio he isn't interested in running for the chamber again.<br><br> “I cannot forsee a scenario where I would run for the Senate in 2014, because I stated on several occasions when I ran for re-election as attorney general that I would finish out that term as attorney general,” he says.<br> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:21:18 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 21137 at http://wkms.org Conway Won't Run Against McConnell, Edelen "Highly Unlikely, " in 2014