The Red Mile

Spending to lobby Kentucky legislature hit all-time high in 2023, spurred by gambling bills

BY: - January 19, 2024

FRANKFORT — Gambling interests drove lobbying spending in Frankfort to a record level in 2023. More than 800 corporations, associations and other groups reported spending $24.7 million to influence the Kentucky General Assembly last year, according to data posted Thursday on the Legislative Ethics Commission‘s website. That breaks the prior record of $22.4 million spent […]