Gov.-elect Andy Beshear selected Ruth Day, a vice president at the shipping logistics company Landstar Systems, to replace outgoing CIO Chuck Grindle.
Andy Beshear, who was elected Nov. 5, plans to reduce the controversial $375,000 salary Gov. Matt Bevin gave to his CIO, Chuck Grindle.
The bill would reduce Charles Grindle's salary to about $200,000, equal to the CIO's pay in neighboring Tennessee.
As Chuck Grindle enters his second year as Kentucky's CIO, he's setting a baseline for AI, procurement reform and more work with data.
Charles Grindle, whose unusually high salary has become a political controversy, says he's saved the commonwealth millions of dollars.
Charles Grindle got a $215,000 raise in August, making him the nation's highest-paid state information technology chief, and raising questions about how Gov. Matt Bevin pays top…