KentuckyWired audit reveals secret 2015 agreement to divert state revenue to nonprofit tied to Congressman Rogers

A recent audit of the KentuckyWired project has revealed a previously undisclosed 2015 revenue-sharing agreement between the state and a nonprofit tied to Congressman Hal Rogers, which could divert a significant portion of future state revenue from the project. The Kentucky chapter of the conservative political advocacy group Americans for Prosperity... Continue Reading

Ethics bill seeks to close reporting loophole on groups paying for legislators’ travel

An ethics bill pre-filed Wednesday could close a reporting loophole that allowed groups, including partisan advocacy organizations, to prepay for the out-of-state travel and lodging expenses of state legislators. A recent Insider Louisville investigation estimated that up to $100,000 was spent by outside groups on legislators’ approved travel outside of the state... Continue Reading