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Government
4:35 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Ky. Statewide Audit Finds Cyber Security Weaknesses at Gov't Agencies

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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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Government
4:29 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Kentucky House to Vote on Cyber Security Improvements for State Government

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

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2013 KY General Assembly
1:59 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Edelen Hopes for Agreement on Special Taxing Districts Proposal

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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.

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2013 KY General Assembly
3:14 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Auditor Adam Edelen to State Senators: Don't Amend Special Taxing Districts Bill

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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.

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Education
4:14 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Edelen Continues Tracking Misspending in Ky. Schools

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Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen says he will be expanding his efforts to track misspending in Kentucky school districts. Edelen campaigned on cleaning up education spending and he has already conducted special audits in three districts. The examinations of Kenton, Mason and Breathitt County schools found misspending and poor documentation.

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Morning Cram
9:40 am
Tue September 4, 2012

the morning cram [West Wing callback edition]

San Antonio Mayor and 2012 DNC keynote speaker Julian Castro
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Today on NPR:

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be the DNC's first Latino keynoter.

In Kentucky:

  • Kentucky's state auditor is among the first-time delegates headed to the Democrats' National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • This year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference features foodie authors.
Politics
2:21 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Conway Won't Run Against McConnell, Edelen "Highly Unlikely, " in 2014

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Two of Kentucky's highest profile Democrats say they are not interested in taking on U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014.

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.

“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.

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Government
11:39 am
Tue July 10, 2012

State Auditors Finds Errors at Carlisle Sheriff's Office

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Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen has found poor financial reporting practices at the Carlisle County Sheriff’s office in the department’s most recent audit. 

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Morning Cram
7:32 am
Thu June 7, 2012

the morning cram [taste of your own medicine edition]

Take that mosquitoes.

NPR reports an Australian scientist is trying to defeat dengue fever by infecting mosquitoes. It takes a very small needle, and a very steady hand.

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Politics
5:00 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Edelen school board audit

A busy schedule won’'t keep Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen from digging into school board funding. 

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