"And all of a sudden your tongue gets this metal taste on it. And it feels like it's enlarging, and it just feels like you're not getting enough air in, because your throat gets real 'burn-y.' And the next thing I know, I ... passed out..."
Kentucky’s Executive Branch Ethics Commission is alleging former Tourism Commissioner Mike Cooper misused state resources for his own financial gain. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Monday the ethics panel also alleges Cooper failed to follow personnel rules for travel expenses, charged personal items to a state-issued credit card and conducted personal business while on state travel.