David Williams http://wuky.org en Group That Bashed Beshear In TV Ads Pays Fine http://wuky.org/post/group-bashed-beshear-tv-ads-pays-fine <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An independent political group that backed Republican David Williams' failed bid for Kentucky governor has paid a $4,500 fine as part of an agreement to settle allegations it tried to shield the identity of its major contributor - who turned out to be Williams' father-in-law at the time.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The fine was part of an agreement between the group, Restoring America, and the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance in Frankfort.</span></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:14:41 +0000 Associated Press 32884 at http://wuky.org Group That Bashed Beshear In TV Ads Pays Fine Williams Approved Special Raises For Senate Staff http://wuky.org/post/williams-approved-special-raises-senate-staff <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Before leaving his post as Senate President, David Williams approved pay raises of between 2 percent and 14 percent for eight staff members of the state Senate.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The Courier-Journal reports the special pay raises went to his chief of staff and deputy chief of staff, as well as two other members of his Republican leadership staff, and to four staff members of minority Senate Democrats.</span></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 22:26:38 +0000 Associated Press 26137 at http://wuky.org Williams Approved Special Raises For Senate Staff David Williams Says He's Open To Judgeship http://wuky.org/post/david-williams-says-hes-open-judgeship <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.&nbsp; --&nbsp; Kentucky Senate President David Williams would consider a judicial appointment if an offer is made, his spokesman said Thursday.</span> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 23:25:35 +0000 Associated Press 21630 at http://wuky.org David Williams Says He's Open To Judgeship Gov. Beshear Yet To Rule Out Former Gubernatorial Challenger For Judicial Seat http://wuky.org/post/gov-beshear-yet-rule-out-former-gubernatorial-challenger-judicial-seat <P>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear has not ruled out longtime political opponent Senate President David Williams for an open judicial seat in Williams’ district. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:09:32 +0000 Josh James 21245 at http://wuky.org Gov. Beshear Yet To Rule Out Former Gubernatorial Challenger For Judicial Seat David Williams And Wife Divorcing http://wuky.org/post/david-williams-and-wife-divorcing <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky.&nbsp; --&nbsp; Kentucky Senate President David Williams and his wife are divorcing after nine years of marriage, a high-profile partnership that was strained by the "rough-and-tumble pressures" of politics and his failed run for governor, according to his soon-to-be ex-spouse.</span> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 21:11:52 +0000 Associated Press 20455 at http://wuky.org David Williams And Wife Divorcing