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Stories with person: Jack Conway
  • Conway backs more severance tax money for coal counties 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 3:17 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Dangling an enticing promise to local officials from Kentucky's coalfields, Democrat Jack Conway said Wednesday his first budget proposal if he's elected governor would include a plan to return a larger share of severance tax money to struggling coal counties.

  • Paul, Bevin campaigns converge in central Kentucky 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 8:27 pm

    SOMERSET, Kentucky - Rand Paul and Matt Bevin were both little known businessmen with big political ambitions who decided to take on U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

  • New Conway ad attacks Bevin over his taxes 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 1:18 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic nominee for governor Jack Conway has aired his first attack ad of the 2015 election.

  • State treasurer to seek Louisville judge seat 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 5:28 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic state Treasurer Todd Hollenbach was the odd man out of statewide elections this year, unable to seek re-election because of term limits while some of the biggest names in Kentucky politics are campaigning for governor and attorney general.

  • Drew Curtis files paperwork for independent bid for governor story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 4:28 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In the Republican and Democratic primaries for Kentucky governor, 46 percent of voters cast their ballots for someone other than the two major party nominees.

  • Report: College boards heavy with Democrats 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 2:01 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The boards at Kentucky's largest public universities have more Democrats than they are supposed to, according to a published report.

  • 16 states ask Obama admin to put power plant rules on hold 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 4:59 pm

    WASHINGTON - The campaign to stop President Barack Obama's sweeping emissions limits on power plants began taking shape Wednesday, as 16 states asked the government to put the rules on hold while a Senate panel moved to block them.

  • Power plant emissions rule draws criticism from both sides 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 5:56 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - President Barack Obama's plan to curtail power-plant emissions generated tough talk Monday from candidates for governor in coal-producing Kentucky. Democrat Jack Conway vowed to derail the rule in court, and Republican Matt Bevin accused his rival of hypocrisy on the issue.

  • GOP looks to sexual harassment settlement for advantage 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 12:44 pm

    FANCY FARM, Kentucky - A $400,000 payment to settle the sexual harassment claims of three current or former state workers played an outsized role in Kentucky's premier political event on Saturday, evidence Republicans believe they can use it to their advantage as they seek to capture the governor's mansion and the state House of Representatives.

  • Bevin saves jabs for Fancy Farm at annual political picnic 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 6:34 pm

    FANCY FARM, Kentucky - Matt Bevin went to Fancy Farm and brought back a selfie with Mitch McConnell and a T-shirt from James Comer.

  • Fancy Farm looks to sports talk radio host as its 2015 emcee story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 1:55 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - If the goal of last year's Fancy Farm picnic was to tone down the crowd, this year's version promises to turn up the volume.

  • Opening arguments personal in Kentucky Attorney General race 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 3:47 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Opening arguments in the campaign for Kentucky attorney general are laden with personal attacks, as Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield seek to weaken each other before the November election.

  • Ads in Kentucky governor's race focus on Obama 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 10:34 am

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky - New TV ads in Kentucky's race for governor focus not on the candidates but on Democratic President Barack Obama.