Steve Beshear

Election 2015: CIO futures hang in the balance


Kentuckians head to the polls Tuesday to elect their next governor — and Louisiana and Mississippi will follow suit later this month. What do the 2015 gubernatorial races mean for each state’s top tech executive?

Kentucky boosts health insurance exchange capacity


Kentucky continues to see success with its health insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act, so much so that the commonwealth is increasing its capacity 80 percent between now and Dec. 23 to handle an expected burst in sign-ups.

Kentucky health insurance exchange enrolls 32,000 in first month


Kentucky’s health exchange, kynect, enrolled about 1,000 Kentuckians each day into new health coverage in its first month of operation -- about one-third of whom are under the age of 35.

Amazon opens new facility in Kentucky


Governor Steve Beshear joined local and company officials in the Winchester Industrial Park to celebrate the grand opening of Amazon’s new 80,000-square-foot customer service facility.

Kentucky's new CIO tackles infrastructure consolidation


Just a month into the job and Jim Fowler, Kentucky’s new chief information officer, is tasked with leading the state’s technology infrastructure consolidation program, which officially began July 1.

New Kentucky CIO trades the Big Apple for bluegrass


Moving from the Big Apple to the bluegrass state, James Fowler is set to begin work as the state's next chief information officer on June 1.