Christopher Evans

COMMENTARY

Kentucky has the money for once. Will the legislature have the vision?

BY: - January 2, 2024

Kentucky’s new Attorney General Russell Coleman is right when he says prevention is the weak link in the long-running war on drugs. Turning the tide will take a lot more than retreading D.A.R.E. or Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign, though. If we’re serious about prevention, we’ll work to help more Kentuckians grow up in […]

DEA vet will lead Kentucky’s opioid settlement distribution. AG-elect Coleman announces his team.

BY: - December 19, 2023

A veteran of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will lead the Kentucky commission that is overseeing distribution of millions of dollars from opioid settlements, Attorney General-elect Russell Coleman announced Tuesday. Christopher Evans, who started as a street agent and served as the DEA’s acting administrator in 2021, will become the new executive director of the […]