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Joseph Gerth, The Courier-Journal

This guest appears on the following programs:
Program 2718
3/2/01: With only one week left, no major bill has yet passed the 2001 Kentucky General Assembly. But there were signs at week’s end that Republicans and Democrats may reach an accord on several important proposals. (#2718)

Program 2722
3/30/01: Gov. Paul Patton’s visits to several illegal dump sites in the state, his possible run for the U.S. Senate, and his action on collective bargaining; the NBA’s rejection of Louisville; U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s defeat on campaign finance reform legislation; and former Gov. Wallace Wilkinson’s bankruptcy woes. Guest host: Mark Hebert. (#2722)

Program 2737
7/13/01: Gov. Patton’s budget cuts and protecting education; how agribusiness and small farms can co-exist; and the new electric grid—coal by wire, but at what cost? Also, people in the news: U.S. Rep. Ernie Fletcher, Bob Babbage, retiring Eastern Kentucky University President Robert Kustra, and new University of Kentucky President Dr. Lee Todd. (#2737)

Program 2812
Join host Al Smith as he and members of the Capitol Press Corp discuss political rancor in the Kentucky State Senate; Louisville's loss of recruiting a NBA team; and school budget issues- is the Governor asking too much of local districts? (#2812)

Program 2814
2/1/02: The latest inside information about the 2002 Kentucky General Assembly and the debate over redistricting. (#2814)

Program 2816
2/15/02: Lawmakers are still testy over issues—and each other. The garbage bill goes forward, but betting is uncertain on the fate of slots. And UK’s new president proposes a new way to dream about the school and the state. (#2816)

Program 2823
4/25/02: It’s almost over for the rancorous legislature, and still no state budget. It is over for Gordon Davies, fired as higher education chief in what the papers say is a retreat from excellence. Meanwhile, Kentucky loses Hyundai. (#2823)

Program 2826
4/26/02: The great budget debate, legal issues left in the lurch, and Ron McCloud’s mistake. (#2826)

Program 2901
11/2/02: With less than a week until Election Day, Bush makes a final push for Kentucky and Indiana Republicans. And the struggle for control of the state Senate leaves public financing for campaigns for governor on life support. (#2901)

Program 2911
1/10/03: Gov. Patton and Kentucky Senate President David Williams play a cat-and-mouse game on the budget. Rebecca Jackson is in, and so is Bruce Lunsford—sort of. And a new government is born in Louisville. Guest host: Mark Hebert. (#2911)

Program 2931
5/30/03: Tax breaks kick in as Kentucky cities scramble to finance local services. Media giants claim that bigger will be better if they can control more broadcast outlets. So why is CBS pushing plans to mock and scorn Appalachia and Kentucky? (#2931)

Program 2932
6/6/03: Lexington’s battle over the water company, airports in Northern Kentucky and Bowling Green, Louisville’s new metro budget, plus politics of the week and the Prichard Committee’s 20-year crusade for better schools. (#2932)

Program 3203
11/18/05: Sometimes a pardon is just a pardon. ’Tis the season for fund raising. Louisville’s smoke is snuffed, and Kentucky witnesses a media implosion. Guest host: Linda Blackford of the Lexington Herald-Leader. (#3203)

Program 3244
9/1/06: Deadly mistakes at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. Stumbo/Fletcher fallout. And Louisville may join the total smoking ban club. Guest host: state capitol reporter Mark Hebert of WHAS-TV, Channel 11/Louisville. (#3244)

Program 3329
5/18/07: Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Steve Beshear lead the polls in their respective party races. But they will have to capture 40 percent of the vote to avoid a run-off in June. (#3329)

Program 3335
6/29/07: The U.S. Supreme Court rejects Louisville’s program for school integration. Does it also reject realities of racism? Sen. Mitch McConnell says his and Sen. Jim Bunning's vote to kill the immigration bill reflects the views of Kentuckians. What about all those Hispanics in their new Old Kentucky Home? Gov. Ernie Fletcher does a reversal on gambling. Democrats ask what does he really believe. And an ex-official says the governor gave road contracts if senators gave him their votes. (#3335)

May 22, 2009
Panelists: Eblen, Gerth, McVeigh (#3529)

October 16, 2009
Panelists: Biesk, Gerth, Hjalmarson (#3550)

December 11, 2009
Panelists: Cheves, Ellis, Gerth (#3606)

January 15, 2010
Panelists: Estep, Gerth, Stotelmyer (#3611)

April 16, 2010
Panelists: Ellis, Gerth, Hjalmarson (#3624)

May 14, 2010
Panelists: Brammer, Gerth, Van Benschoten (#3628)

July 9, 2010
Panelists: Bartleman, Estep, Gerth (#3636)

August 13, 2010
Panelists: Alessi, Gerth, Van Benschoten (#3641)

October 8, 2010
Panelists: Brammer, Ellis, Gerth (#3649)

November 5, 2010
Panelists: Gerth, Keeling, Van Benschoten (#3701)

December 10, 2010
Panelists: Estep, Gerth, McNay (#3706)

February 4, 2011
Panelists: Alessi, Estep, Gerth (#3714)

May 13, 2011
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Brammer, Gerth, McVeigh (#3728)

July 1, 2011
Panelists: Blackford, Ellis, Gerth (#3735)

September 16, 2011
Panelists: Estep, Gerth, Stotelmyer (#3746)

October 28, 2011
Panelists: Ellis, Gerth, Lucke (#3752)

November 18, 2011
Panelists: Estep, Gerth, Groves (#3803)

December 16, 2011
Panelists: Bryant, Gerth, Lucke (#3807)

January 20, 2012
Panelists: Brammer, Gerth, Stotelmyer (#3812)

February 10, 2012
Panelists: Blackford, Ellis, Gerth (#3815)

March 2, 2012
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Blackford, Gerth, Yetter (#3818)

March 30, 2012
Panelists: Estep, Gerth, Stotelmyer (#3822)

April 27, 2012
Panelists: Alessi, Gerth, Stotelmyer (#3826)

May 18, 2012
Panelists: Gerth, Groves, Wartman (#3829)

August 10, 2012
Panelists: Alessi, Blackford, Gerth (#3841)

October 12, 2012
Panelists: Brammer, Gerth, Nelson (#3850)

December 14, 2012
Panelists: Blackford, Gerth, Van Benschoten (#3907)

January 11, 2013
Panelists: Brammer, Colston, Gerth (#3911)

February 22, 2013
Panelists: Brammer, Colston, Gerth (#3917)

June 7, 2013
Panelists: Blackford, Gerth, Pendleton (#3932)

July 19, 2013
Panelists: Alford, Estep, Gerth (#3938)

August 9, 2013
Panelists: Brammer, Ellis, Gerth (#3941)

September 13, 2013
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Gerth, Glasscock, McNay (#3946)

October 11, 2013
Panelists: Cheves, Ellis, Gerth (#3950)

December 13, 2013
Panelists: Estep, Gerth, Van Benschoten (#4007)

March 14, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Brammer, Gerth, Glasscock (#4020)

April 25, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Gerth, Smith, Storm (#4026)

May 23, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Alessi, Ellis, Gerth (#4030)

June 20, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Estep, Gerth, Glasscock (#4034)

August 1, 2014 from Fancy Farm
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Ellis, Gerth, Youngman (#4040)

August 29, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Brammer, Gerth, Peterson (#4044)

September 26, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Gerth, Keith, Patton (#4048)

October 24, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Arnold, Blackford, Gerth (#4052)

December 5, 2014
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Gerth, Spears, Storm (#4105)

January 30, 2015
Interim Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV
Panelists: Ellis, Gerth, Youngman (#4113)

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