Adam Edelen

Politics
8:23 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Edelen Wants To See Woman Candidate In 2014 Senate Bid

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State Auditor Adam Edelen is looking for a 2014 democratic victory over Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell. Edelen was the keynote speaker at banquet sponsored by the Murray State College Democrats Saturday evening. He says although he would prefer to see Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes run over Actress Ashley Judd, he will support whoever the party chooses. But he doesn’t think that person should be a man.

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Politics
3:47 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Edelen Voices Opposition to Special Taxing District Bill Amendment

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Legislation intended to increase oversight of Kentucky’s special taxing districts has cleared a Senate committee, but with a change that State Auditor Adam Edelen called unacceptable.

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Government
8:22 am
Thu February 21, 2013

State Auditor to Review Kentucky Cybersecurity

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Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen is promising a closer review of cybersecurity within state government agencies. Edelen says he is concerned about dozens of findings in a yearly audit related to security breaches, including the accidental posting of the Social Security numbers of more than 100 current and former state employees on a publicly accessible website last April.

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Politics
12:05 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Reforming Special Taxing Districts to be Kentucky House's No. 1 Priority

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The No. 1 priority for the Kentucky House in 2013 is set: Tackling recommendations from a recent report that found that special tax districts have big budgets and little oversight.

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Government
11:41 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Kentucky State Auditor: Special Tax Districts Spend Much, Laws Need Overhaul

Adam Edelen
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Taken together, Kentucky's special taxing districts spend more money than the state spends on Medicaid and infrastructure -- and nearly half of those districts are not following rules on filing budgets or submitting audits, said a report from State Auditor Adam Edelen released Wednesday.

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