Jim Gray

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Kentucky’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidate says the state’s economy would get a major boost from an infrastructure overhaul. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray spoke to students Friday at Western Kentucky University.

Lexington Mayor Seeks Input on Gun Violence

Oct 19, 2016

Lexington city leaders are asking police how local government can help to reduce gun violence.  The issue came up for discussion at Tuesday’s council work session in reaction to the shooting death of Lexington Lafayette High School Sophomore Trinity Gay.  She died after being hit in an exchange of gunfire in a restaurant parking lot.  

Police Chief Mark Barnard says some of the best help could come from citizens who have information about those involved in violent crimes.

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Republican Senator Rand Paul will be in Paducah Saturday for the McCracken County Republican Party’s Rally at the River.

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The Republican Party of Kentucky says a super PAC is inappropriately supporting Democratic Senate candidate Jim Gray because one of the organization’s leaders benefited from a city development initiative during Gray’s time as mayor of Lexington.

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Democratic Senate candidate Jim Gray launched a TV commercial attacking Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s foreign policy record about a month before Election Day.

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The League of Women Voters has canceled its debate between incumbent Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his Democratic challenger, Lexington mayor Jim Gray, after Paul declined the invitation.


Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates disagree over a bill that would rescue the pensions and health benefits of thousands of retired union coal miners.

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Lexington Mayor and Democratic US Senate Candidate Jim Gray says you will be seeing a lot more of him the next six weeks. The race has been called a sleeper compared to other Senate races across the nation and Gray says that’s partially because incumbent Rand Paul “refuses to give the opposition, my candidacy, the visibility that we are going to get.”

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Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race continues its sleepy pace past Labor Day as Democratic candidate Jim Gray fights to be competitive and the incumbent lays low, enjoying a Republican surge in the state.

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Democrat Jim Gray used Labor Day to unveil his jobs plan as he tries to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul.

Gray released his economic agenda titled "Build a Stronger Kentucky" Monday at the United Auto Workers union hall in Louisville.