Democratic gubernatorial candidate Geoff Young says he is being unfairly slighted in Kentucky's primary election. The retired state engineer appeared Monday on KET'S Kentucky Tonight. Young is suing his opponent Attorney General Jack Conway and other powerful state democrats, claiming he is illegally being dismissed as a candidate before voters have a chance to make their choice. "I just strongly disagree with that idea," said Young. "It's not democratic. It resembles more like an organized crime operation than it does a political party."
Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says if he’s elected governor he’d essentially offer Kentucky students a $20,000 degree to University of Kentucky and University of Louisville if they can graduate in four years and then stay in the state.
A religious freedom law, similar to the one that has recently drawn national attention in Indiana, has been on the books in Kentucky for two years and is currently being used as an argument to sue the state.
Kentucky lawmakers say they’ve come a long way in coming up with a legislative solution to the state’s heroin epidemic, but no consensus has emerged on the biggest sticking point—how to punish heroin traffickers.