12:12 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Senator Williams Comments on Richie Farmer's Audit

Kentucky Senate President David Williams says he had no idea what trouble his former gubernatorial running mate Richie Farmer was causing as agriculture commissioner.
During an interview on Kentucky Sports Radio Wednesday, host Matt Jones asked Williams about the abuses of power and resources that were uncovered in a recent audit of Farmer's time in office.

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Response to Audit
1:01 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Farmer's Attorney Calls Audit "Political"

Commissioner James Comer and Auditor Adam Edelin
Kentucky Department of Agriculture

An audit of former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's administration has revealed multiple abuses of state resources. The report says the former University of Kentucky basketball star illegally hired friends and family, used department resources for Christmas gifts and made state employees mow his yard and build a basketball court at his home on state time.

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