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.
The committee formed by Democrats to investigate whether Kentucky's Republican Gov. Matt Bevin delayed a road project as a political vendetta will meet Friday, but two state employees invited to testify are refusing to show.
Democrats say Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has guided his Republicans into a political dead end with his unbending edict that President Barack Obama's successor should fill the Supreme Court vacancy and replace Justice Antonin Scalia.