Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Judicial workers bought state cars at huge discounts in private sale

Four vehicles sold by a state agency at an “employees only” sale in 2014 fetched prices that are 70 percent or more below their current value, according to Transportation Cabinet records. The sale of those vehicles by the Administrative Office of the Courts is under investigation by Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office, the AOC acknowledged last week. One employee has been placed on leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

State

Kentucky’s high-speed internet network behind schedule, but still coming

The project to build a high-speed internet network across Kentucky has hit some delays and won’t be done nearly as soon as officials first announced, but it’s coming. Officials with the state agency overseeing the project, the Kentucky Network Communications Authority, said at a meeting Thursday that progress continues on the KentuckyWired initiative.

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Andy Barr supporter clashes with protester outside town hall meeting

A woman becomes vocal with a protester outside U.S. Rep. Andy Barr's town hall meeting at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky., Monday, April 24, 2017.
Matt Golns
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Andy Barr supporter clashes with protester outside town hall meeting

Crowd boos U.S. Rep. Andy Barr at town hall 0:12

Crowd boos U.S. Rep. Andy Barr at town hall

Jefferson Davis presenter defends Capitol statue of Confederate president 1:55

Jefferson Davis presenter defends Capitol statue of Confederate president

He's been Abraham Lincoln for 2 million people in 47 states 0:56

He's been Abraham Lincoln for 2 million people in 47 states