Attorney General Jack Conway

8:51 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Conway Touts KY Drug Reforms

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is telling political leaders from across the nation the Commonwealth is making progress curbing a prescription drug abuse epidemic.

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7:56 am
Mon January 14, 2013

KY Gets Chance to Pursue Oxycontin Case


After years of struggling to combat the abuse of Oxycontin Kentucky officials are getting a chance to pursue the drug's maker in a state court lawsuit.

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8:15 am
Fri December 21, 2012

KY Joins Amgen Settlement

Kentucky is joining other states and the federal government in a $614 million settlement with drug manufacturer Amgen to resolve its illegal marketing practices. Attorney General Jack Conway says Kentucky will receive more than $1.1 million in the settlement. After reimbursing the federal government, the state’s Medicaid program will retain almost $314,000.

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7:40 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Conway Advises Caution When Giving

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is warning people to watch out for scams throughout the season of giving.  Conway says donations to reputable charities can provide clothing or food for people who are struggling, but fraudulent groups take advantage of donors and prevent those who need help from receiving it.

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7:34 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Conway Joins Effort to Extend Tax Relief to Hurting Homeowners


Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway joined an effort to urge Congress to extend tax relief to homeowners who have had mortgage debt canceled or forgiven because of a decline in housing values. Since 2007 mortgage debt that is forgiven after a foreclosure or short sale can be excluded from a taxpayer’s taxable income. But that exclusion will expire at the end of this year.

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7:11 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Conway Reports 183 Calls to Election Fraud Hotline

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Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway says the Election Fraud Hotline received 183 calls from nearly 60 counties on Election Day. Conway says most of the calls were questions concerning procedural issues and voting machines.

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11:07 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Conway: Kentucky Democrats Suffer No Long-Term Damage After Ben Chandler Loss

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Democratic Rep. Ben Chandler's defeat in his re-election bid Tuesday  won't  hinder the Kentucky Democratic Party in future years, a party leader said.

But Attorney General Jack Conway also said he’s upset that Kentucky will have only one Democratic congressman for the next two years -- Rep. John Yarmuth in the Third District.

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9:11 am
Mon October 1, 2012

The Morning Cram [Supreme Court edition]

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From NPR: High Court Preps For Another Headline-Making Term.

From Kentucky: Department for Local Government Commission Tony Wilder says shutting down Sturgis water plant is a good economic decision.  Mark Blankenship continues efforts to reach a plea bargain for Murray State basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson. 

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8:44 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Democratic Attorneys General Association names Conway Co-chairman

The Democratic Attorneys General Association has named Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway as its co-chairman. Conway is in his second term in state office and will serve alongside California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Delaware Attorney Beau Biden. Conway is also on the executive committee of the National Association of Attorneys General.  He is co-chairman of their consumer protection and substance abuse committees.

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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