The auditor blamed Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration for ‘disorganization across facilities, and as a result, the unacceptably poor treatment of Kentucky youth.’
If the state fails on that front, he warned, it could ‘lose our next generation to other states, too.’
Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams, who pushed successfully for expanded voter access, won his Primary against two candidates, including one who cast doubt on the integrity of elections.
The November General Election will be closely watched for signs of the mood of conservative voters.
In her first term as treasurer, she returned nearly $89 million in unclaimed property.