Election 2023

Woman in Beshear’s abortion ad says she wants to give voice to victims

BY: - September 28, 2023

Hadley Duvall, a 21-year-old from Owensboro, said speaking about her experience with sexual abuse amid debates on abortion rights is a calling for her.  That’s why Duvall is appearing in an ad for Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s reelection campaign. After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022, Duvall began publicly sharing her […]

After second abortion ad, Beshear and Cameron face each other in Louisville

BY: - September 20, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s reelection campaign on Wednesday dropped a second ad slamming Republican Daniel Cameron’s stance on abortion, eliciting an accusation from Cameron that  Beshear is “running the most despicable campaign in Kentucky history.” Hours later, the candidates did not  directly address the clash during a business forum held in downtown Louisville.  […]

Cameron now says he would sign rape, incest exceptions to Kentucky’s abortion ban

BY: - September 18, 2023

Republican gubernatorial candidate Daniel Cameron on Monday said he would sign legislation allowing exceptions to Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban in cases of rape and incest — signaling a departure from his past comments on the law.  Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general, said in an  interview on the Tony & Dwight show on NewsRadio 840 WHAS that […]

Stumping on home turf, Massie has Cameron’s back despite earlier criticism

BY: - August 31, 2023

Update: This story was updated Friday to reflect that Freedom Fest 2023 has been canceled.  GREENUP — In his home district, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie said he’s always backed Kentucky GOP gubernatorial candidate Daniel Cameron despite accusing his campaign of “political malpractice” two months ago. Massie, a six-term Republican congressman, made stops with the attorney […]

Cameron joins four AGs in warning law firms to end race-based hiring practices

BY: - August 30, 2023

Kentucky Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a group of GOP attorneys general in warning 100 of the nation’s largest law firms against using race-based hiring practices for employment and contract workers.  The nine-page letter sent on Tuesday to executives of American Lawyer 100 Firms calls for the firms to “refrain from discriminating on the […]

Hamming it up: Kentucky politicos gather for Kentucky Farm Bureau breakfast

BY: - August 24, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Per Kentucky State Fair tradition, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought political rivals under one roof as an 18-pound prize-winning country ham was auctioned off for a charitable donation.  Coal executive Joe Craft and his wife, former United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft, joined Central Bank in making a record $10 million […]

Louisville Republicans hear UK swimmer turned anti-trans crusader

BY: - August 23, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Riley Gaines — a former University of Kentucky swimmer and high-profile opponent of including transgender women in women’s sports — told a crowd of Louisville Republicans that she drove from Milwaukee where she could have attended the first 2024 Republican presidential debate to address them Wednesday night.  The 23-year-old was a special guest […]

Beshear wants all school employees to have an 11% raise in the next budget

BY: - August 16, 2023

Gov. Andy Beshear wants the legislature to fund an 11% pay raise for all Kentucky school personnel, which is the highest increase he’s backed since becoming governor.  The Democratic governor, who is seeking reelection, unveiled some of his education priorities as part of his “Education First” plan for the 2024-26 state budget Wednesday morning. He […]

Kentucky’s youth are caught in the middle as Beshear-Cameron spar over transgender care

BY: - August 16, 2023

Ysa Leon is questioning their future in the commonwealth. The outcome of Kentucky’s gubernatorial race this November will be a deciding factor.  “I’ve told my family: Be prepared in November because that might change where I’m staying after I graduate in May,” said Leon, a 20-year-old nonbinary student at Transylvania University, where they are president of […]

Cameron wants to raise pay for first-year teachers, fund tutoring programs

BY: - August 15, 2023

Republican gubernatorial candidate Daniel Cameron is calling for tutoring students outside of school hours and increasing starting teacher pay to make up for the drop in Kentucky students’ performance that he blamed on school closures and virtual learning during the coronavirus pandemic.  The attorney general released the “Cameron Catch-up” plan Tuesday with press conferences in […]

Kentucky police union endorses Cameron in gubernatorial race

BY: - August 15, 2023

Members of the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police endorsed Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron in the 2023 gubernatorial election.  The Kentucky FOP voted on the decision Monday at a biennial national conference in Las Vegas. Results were announced Tuesday morning.  “Attorney General Cameron has been a friend to the FOP since the day he […]

Beshear and Cameron release debate schedules ahead of November election

BY: - August 11, 2023

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear and Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron are preparing to face off in a series of gubernatorial debates and forums this fall.  Both campaigns released their upcoming appearance schedule on Friday afternoon, as well as their running mates. Beshear and Cameron first appeared alongside each other this election season at the Fancy […]