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  Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen announced the launch of an investigation into issues surrounding Bowling Green’s Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, district Wednesday at the city’s Chamber of Commerce.

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State Auditor Adam Edelen will host 13 meetings across Kentucky as part of an audit into the estimated thousands of untested rape kits in the state.

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Kentucky has hundreds or possibly thousands of untested rape kits sitting in local law enforcement offices, according to State Auditor Adam Edelen.

Edelen on Wednesday announced he is auditing police and prosecutorial agencies to find out precisely how many kits haven’t been tested. His office also aims to find the cause for the backlog.


The former chair of the Kentucky Hospital Association says state Auditor Adam Edelen’s efforts to compile data related to what he calls a financial “crisis” for rural hospitals will point toward the impact of Medicaid managed care.

Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen won't be a candidate for governor in 2015.

Political observers considered Edelen a serious contender. He'd made in-roads toward a run for governor, including courting Democratic donors and nailing down a running mate who was never publicly identified.

Edelen released this statement today announcing his decision:

In 2015, I will be a candidate for re-election as State Auditor.

Edelen Sets June Deadline for Governor's Race Decision

May 27, 2014

Kentucky’s state auditor, Adam Edelen, says he’ll announce in June whether he’ll be a candidate for governor next year.

The Democrat discussed his timetable on Insight Cable’s "Pure Politics."

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A statewide audit released Thursday has found some Kentucky agencies aren't adequately protecting sensitive data.

The report from Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen’s office identifies the Treasury, Department of Revenue, and Finance and Administration Cabinet as having cyber security deficiencies - but no breaches.

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A bill improving cyber security for Kentucky state government will get a vote in the House.

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. 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.

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.