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4:33 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Former KHA Chair: Edelen's Assessment of Rural Hospital 'Crisis' Will Point to Medicaid Managed Care

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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.

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10:58 am
Wed June 18, 2014

State Auditor Adam Edelen Won't Run for Kentucky Governor

Adam Edelen

Originally published on Wed June 18, 2014 10:33 am

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.

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3:29 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Edelen Sets June Deadline for Governor's Race Decision


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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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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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


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


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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4:14 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Edelen Continues Tracking Misspending in Ky. Schools


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.
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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