Kentucky Emergency Management http://wkms.org en Ky. Emergency Management Director Resigns Amid Misspending Controversy http://wkms.org/post/ky-emergency-management-director-resigns-amid-misspending-controversy <p>The director of Kentucky Emergency Management resigned Thursday after a review released by State Auditor Adam Edelen <a href="http://wkms.org/post/auditor-kentucky-emergency-management-misused-funds-caught-red-handed-altering-documents">identified as much as $5.6 million in questionable spending</a>, and intimidation of employees.</p><p>Gov. Steve Beshear accepted John Heltzel’s resignation, and appointed Department of Military Affairs official Mike Jones as acting director of KYEM.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:23:40 +0000 John Null 33841 at http://wkms.org Ky. Emergency Management Director Resigns Amid Misspending Controversy Auditor: Kentucky Emergency Management Misused Funds, 'Caught Red-Handed' Altering Documents http://wkms.org/post/auditor-kentucky-emergency-management-misused-funds-caught-red-handed-altering-documents <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Kentucky's Auditor says the state agency responsible for responding to weather disasters and other emergencies used taxpayer funds to pay for $100,000 in alcohol, entertainment and other disallowed expenditures—and officials altered documents to hide it.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:38:01 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) & The Associated Press 33764 at http://wkms.org Auditor: Kentucky Emergency Management Misused Funds, 'Caught Red-Handed' Altering Documents