From The Lexington Herald-Leader: In KET debate, Democratic candidates grilled on PACs, pensions, education, living wage


With just a week left until election day in the Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial primary, candidates were grilled Monday on the specifics of the plans they have been touting throughout the state.

Attorney General Andy Beshear and former Auditor Adam Edelen criticized each other, House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins was put on the spot about his role in the pension crisis and all three candidates were left justifying their plans for more revenue in a state with an extremely tight budget.

In an hour-long debate on Kentucky Educational Television, host Renee Shaw asked Adkins, Beshear and Edelen for the specifics. Here’s some of what they had to say:

Read more here.