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Many counties sadly lagging on ethics rule: Auditor

Violations range from nepotism rules to board appointments.

Richmond commissioner’s ethics case sent to KSP, County Attorney

A Richmond city commissioner's ethics case is on its way to Kentucky State Police and the County Attorney. 

US Supreme Court denies former Kentucky judge’s petition

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by a former Kentucky judge to delay an ethics case against her.

Commission publicly reprimands former Kentucky judge

The Judicial Conduct Commission has publicly reprimanded a former Kentucky judge for ethics violations.

Company given $50,000 penalty for ethics violations

A company with a long-running contract to manage Kentucky's workers' compensation claims has been assessed a $50,000 penalty by the state's Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

Commission suspends judge accused of ethics violations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Judicial Conduct Commission has suspended a Kentucky judge who is accused of ethics violations. News outlets report the commission issued...

KDP statement on RPK complaint against Secretary of State Grimes

The following is a statement from Kentucky Democratic Party spokeswoman, Marisa McNee, regarding the ethics complaint filed by the Republican Party of Kentucky against Secretary of State Grimes:

Kentucky GOP files ethics complaint against Grimes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Republican Party of Kentucky has filed an ethics complaint against Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. The complaint says...

Hoover admits violation of ethics statute

Former house speaker Jeff Hoover has agreed to a plea deal in connection to an ethics complaint about sexual harassment.

Kentucky ethics commission holding sexual harassment hearing

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - An ethics commission in Kentucky is holding a hearing about four Republican lawmakers who signed a secret sexual harassment settlement...

Kentucky AG office can’t determine whether meeting broke law

The Courier-Journal reports Attorney General Andy Beshear's office ruled Monday it couldn't establish that the Jefferson County Board of Assessment Appeals violated the law.

Ethics panel unanimously dismisses complaints against Bevin

The Executive Branch Ethics Commission says Bevin didn't do anything wrong when he bought a house from Neil Ramsey, a friend that Bevin has appointed to the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees.

Ethics panel advises Beshear to not investigate Bevin

Attorney General Andy Beshear had asked the Executive Branch Ethics Commission if it would be proper for him to investigate whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's purchase of a Louisville home from a campaign donor violated state law.

Bevin names supporter to board hearing complaint against him

Gov. Matt Bevin has named one of his supporters to an ethics board expected to hear complaints alleging he bought a home at a below-market rate from another political appointee.

Kentucky to appeal ruling striking down parts of ethics law

A Kentucky ethics commission says it will appeal a federal judge's order allowing lobbyists to donate to political campaigns.

Judge throws out ethics rules for Ky. lobbyists, lawmakers

A federal judge has thrown out much of Kentucky's ethics law regulating contact between legislators and lobbyists.

Governor discounts complaint as ‘mumbo jumbo’

The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion.

Ex-state official admits ethics violations, agrees to fine

A Lexington man who served in the Personnel Cabinet during former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration has admitted to ethics violations that allege he raised political contributions at work on state time.

Booze bill raises ethics question in Kentucky’s legislature

Wesley Morgan, owner of four Liquor World outlets in Kentucky, was pleased when a state legislative committee approved a bill to let liquor store owners transport alcohol across county lines.

Family court judge suspended for 7 days

A family court judge in Kentucky has been suspended for seven days by the state's judicial disciplinary commission.

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