A wide shot of a meeting of the State Board of Elections

Emotions run high at the State Board of Elections Meeting

A call for an ambulance, raised voices and a threat to call security marked the September meeting of Kentucky’s Board of Elections.

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Midterms 2018: A look at 60-day campaign finances

This list will be updated as more reports are published There is less than two months to go until the November elections—and some candidates are raising...

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Alison Lundergan Grimes at a special meeting of the Board of Elections

State Personnel Board opens investigation that Alison Lundergan Grimes' office misused voter data

Kentucky’s Personnel Board voted to start an investigation into allegations that the Secretary of State’s office mis-used voter data.

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Congressman Yarmuth talks campaign, Trump

LOUISVILLE- Before heading to the nation’s capitol, Congressman John Yarmuth stopped by the Spectrum News studio to discuss several things. With the elections less than...

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Misunderstanding keeps state in Kentucky Wired Deal

FRANKFORT- The embattled Kentucky Wired program was once again the topic of a committee meeting Thursday. Members from the Program Review and Investigations Committee heard...

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A template for Kentucky's Voluntary ID

More people speak out against the name for Kentucky's Real ID license

Starting in October 2020, Kentuckians won’t be able to get through TSA with their current driver’s license.
Instead they will need a Real ID approved license- which Kentucky is calling a Voluntary ID.

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Emotions run high at the State Board of Elections Meeting

09/18/2018 07:50 PM

A wide shot of a meeting of the State Board of Elections

A call for an ambulance, raised voices and a threat to call security marked the September meeting of Kentucky’s Board of Elections.

 Read more 

Midterms 2018: A look at 60-day campaign finances

09/17/2018 04:32 PM

This list will be updated as more reports are published There is less than two months to go until the November elections—and some candidates are raising big money to ensure they have a seat in Frankfort come January. We’ve broken down some of the more costly—or close races to watch for based on the campaign finance reports filed with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. SENATE RACES 4th Senate District In what is a tight and expensive race—Incumbent Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, has... Read more 

State Personnel Board opens investigation that Alison Lundergan Grimes' office misused voter data

09/17/2018 09:23 AM

Alison Lundergan Grimes at a special meeting of the Board of Elections

Kentucky’s Personnel Board voted to start an investigation into allegations that the Secretary of State’s office mis-used voter data.

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Congressman Yarmuth talks campaign, Trump

09/14/2018 10:19 AM

LOUISVILLE- Before heading to the nation’s capitol, Congressman John Yarmuth stopped by the Spectrum News studio to discuss several things. With the elections less than two months away, he says he feels confident in his campaign against Vickie Yates Glisson. “After 12 years in office, and having done what we call more than 5,000 different encounters in the district, in Louisville, the people know me,” he said. “They know that I’m accessible, the know what makes me tick, they know... Read more 

Misunderstanding keeps state in Kentucky Wired Deal

09/14/2018 10:17 AM

FRANKFORT- The embattled Kentucky Wired program was once again the topic of a committee meeting Thursday. Members from the Program Review and Investigations Committee heard from the state’s chief procurement officer. He says the state could have opted out of the program in 2015 for around 9 million dollars—but a misunderstanding of a federal education grant caused officials to green light the project “The e-rate funding equated to around $11 million, which was 39 percent of the project with regard to... Read more 

More people speak out against the name for Kentucky's Real ID license

09/13/2018 04:38 PM

A template for Kentucky's Voluntary ID

Starting in October 2020, Kentuckians won’t be able to get through TSA with their current driver’s license.
Instead they will need a Real ID approved license- which Kentucky is calling a Voluntary ID.

 Read more 

Taking a quantitative look at Rep. Thomas Massie's record

09/13/2018 04:35 PM

In a new segment, Pure Politics will be looking at the bills Kentucky’s federal lawmakers have filed and passed into law. Passing laws is just a small part of a Congress person’s job, and often even when they do have a bill, that bill will be rolled into a larger bill and move through Congress that way. However, this is a quantitative way to look at the work legislators have been doing, and also what sort of bills they have been showing interest in.  Read more 

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