Local/Regional News
4:13 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Candidates Release 1st Quarter Fundraising Figures

Bowling Green, KY – SENATOR BUNNING PULLED IN NEARLY 263-THOUSAND DOLLARS, COMPARED TO THE 420-THOUSAND RAISED BY KENTUCKY LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DANIEL MONGIARDO.
HE'S ONE OF THREE DEMOCRATS WANTING TO CHALLENGE BUNNING IN THE 2010 RACE. EVEN THOUGH MONGIARDO OUTRAISED BUNNING IN THE FIRST QUARTER, THE TWO-TERM G-O-P SENATOR SAYS HE'S STILL AHEAD. HE POINTS TO 650-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DEBT LEFT OVER FROM MONGIARDO'S UNSUCCESSFUL BID TO UNSEAT BUNNING in 2004.

DEMOCRATIC ATTORNEY GENERAL JACK CONWAY, WHO ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THAT HE'S SEEKING THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION, HAS NOT YET BEGUN RAISING FUNDS.
DEMOCRAT DARLENE FITZGERALD PRICE, WHO'S RUNNING A LIMITED CAMPAIGN, REPORTED RAISING 55-HUNDRED IN THE FIRST