Kenny Colston (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Capital Bureau Chief

Kenny Colston is the Frankfort Bureau Chief for Kentucky Public Radio (a collaborative effort of public radio stations in Kentucky). Colston has covered Kentucky's Capitol and state government since 2010. He is a Louisville native, and a graduate of the University of Kentucky. When he's not tracking down stories about Kentucky politics, you can often find him watching college sports, particularly football.

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Politics
2:27 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses Kelly

Patrick Kelly
ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Patrick_J._Kelly_II

The Texas group Republican Liberty Caucus is endorsing Patrick Kelly in the Sixth Congressional District Republican primary. Kelly is running against 2010 candidate Andy Barr for the seat. 

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Election 2012
8:25 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Kentucky's Primary Approaches

wikipedia.org

The most competitive primary in Kentucky will come to an end Tuesday.

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Politics
12:11 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Minton greatful for election to second term as Chief Justice of Kentucky Supreme Court

Courty.KY.Gov

Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John Minton has been elected to a second term.

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Ag Department Audit
12:50 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

David Williams says he had no idea of Richie Farmer's alleged state resource abuses

Kentucky Senate President David Williams says he had no idea what trouble his former gubernatorial running mate Richie Farmer was causing as agriculture commissioner.

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Politics
3:46 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Americans Elect Hopes to Bring Voting into "21st Century"

A national group that hopes to give voters more choices in this year's presidential election is bringing its campaign to Kentucky.

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Senator Wary of Conventry Cares
3:40 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Denton Has Concerns About Medicaid Operators

This week Kentucky Senator Julie Denton accused Medicaid managed care organization Coventry Cares of underpaying hospitals and that if the organization didn’t straighten up that she’d have the state end its contract with the company.

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Healthcare
3:19 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Senator Denton Says Lawmakers May Kick CoventryCares out of State Medicaid

Kentucky Senator Julie Denton says the state's largest private Medicaid company is underpaying and threatening healthcare providers, and she says lawmakers may kick the company out of the state Medicaid system if the behavior persists.

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From the Capitol
3:41 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Denton Says Lawmakers Will Remove CoventryCares From Medicaid System if Tough Bargaining Continues

Kentucky Senator Julie Denton says the state's largest private Medicaid company is underpaying and threatening healthcare providers, and she says lawmakers may kick the company out of the state Medicaid system if the behavior persists.

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From the Capitol
3:21 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Conway, Grimes Team Up to Prevent Voter Fraud

Kentucky officials are once again planning to crack down on voter fraud in the May 22 primary.

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Election 2012
6:43 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Moore Picks Up Pro-Life Support

boonecountyky.org

Republican congressional candidate Gary Moore now has endorsements from two major pro-life groups.

Moore received the endorsement of Kentucky Right to Life today. Moore is also the Boone County Judge-Executive, and he previously received the Northern Kentucky Right to Life endorsement.

“Now having sole endorsements from Kentucky Right to Life, along with the sole endorsement from Northern Kentucky Right to Life, Gary Moore has the exacta on pro-life issues and is the only proven social conservative in this race," says Moore's campaign manager Jonathan Duke.

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