Kentucky Emergency Management http://wuky.org en Tonini Defends Former Emergency Management Head http://wuky.org/post/tonini-defends-former-emergency-management-head <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The head of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs is defending the former head of Kentucky's Emergency Management Agency.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Kentucky Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini, told the Lexington Herald Leader that former emergency management director John W. Heltzel is "an honorable person."</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:54:35 +0000 Associated Press 36145 at http://wuky.org Tonini Defends Former Emergency Management Head Emergency Mgmt. Director Resigns After Scathing Audit http://wuky.org/post/emergency-mgmt-director-resigns-after-scathing-audit <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky's emergency management chief resigned Thursday after a blistering review said those within his agency wasted taxpayer money, intimidated employees and created a hostile work environment.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:03:20 +0000 Associated Press 35756 at http://wuky.org Emergency Mgmt. Director Resigns After Scathing Audit Auditor Finds Misspending, Intimidation In Agency http://wuky.org/post/auditor-finds-misspending-intimidation-agency <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.-- A state agency responsible for Kentucky's response to weather disasters and other emergencies has been slammed by a team of auditors who are reporting misuse of taxpayer money, intimidation of employees and an overtly hostile workplace.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Auditor Adam Edelen said Tuesday that Kentucky Emergency Management may have misspent millions in recent years, some of it on alcohol, entertainment and door prizes at conferences.</span></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 15:07:16 +0000 Associated Press 35605 at http://wuky.org Auditor Finds Misspending, Intimidation In Agency