In attendance were all of the major political players from the state of Kentucky and beyond. This was definitely an opportunity to meet and greet the powerful and connected; well, that is if you had $1000.00 to sit in the sectioned off high price dinner area. If you were one of the unwashed masses, you sat half a football field away from the under-lit stage on which the chosen few were allowed to address the crowd.
...According to recently released reports from two national financial ratings services, Kentucky could be facing long-term negative implications for the state’s debt service. Both Moody’s Investor Service and Fitch revised downward from “stable” to “negative” the outlook for state supported bonds.
Governor's Office Press Release