Businesses and organizations lobbying lawmakers in Frankfort set a new spending record during the first eight months of 2014.

Lawmakers Treated To Lavish Parties In Frankfort

Apr 7, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- When Frankfort lawmakers discuss parties, they're not always referring to the Democratic and Republican varieties.

Lobbyists spent more than $77,000 on get-togethers for lawmakers in January and February, including one at the Buffalo Trace bourbon distillery that cost nearly $15,000, according to financial reports filed with the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission.