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Bill Bryant, WKYT-TV, Lexington

This guest appears on the following programs:
Program 2736
7/6/01: The first week on the job for new University of Kentucky President Lee Todd, the resignation of Eastern Kentucky University President Robert Kustra, redistricting in Louisville, the latest developments in former Gov. Wallace Wilkinson’s bankruptcy debacle, and a giant step for medical science at the University of Louisville and Jewish Hospital in Louisville. (#2736)

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 2935
6/27/03: A Chandler-Fletcher bus ride? Not gonna happen. Are more schools poised to sue for money? Probably. Costing more to go to UK? You bet. And Patton’s feelings about his last term? Just about like yours. (#2935)

Program 3014
2/6/04: Dancing to the budget blues—Gov. Ernie Fletcher recovers $23 million in education cuts; his critics call it “crumbs.” Also, elections, casinos, squabbles over social issues, and a $46 million makeover for a state building. (#3014)

Program 3022
4/2/04: The State House of Representatives ponders the Senate’s one-sided budget bill. It includes Gov. Fletcher’s tax plan and threats to Democrats’ projects. A conference committee of 20 key legislators will seek compromises. Can they talk? (#3022)

Program 3140
8/5/05: Round 5 of the indictments in the state hiring probe: How much merit is there in what Fletcher and Stumbo are saying about the merit system mess? Plus, pardon talk: They could free the accused, but would they finish Fletcher? It’s fodder for the political food fight at Fancy Farm this weekend. (#3140)

Program 3238
7/21/06: Some key Republicans keep sending signals to Gov. Ernie Fletcher; other candidates consider a bid for governor. Is the Louisville arena project back on track? And will Fancy Farm give clues about Kentucky’s political landscape? Guest host: Bill Bryant, political reporter and anchor, WKYT-TV/Channel 27, Lexington. (#3238)

Program 3410
1/4/08: The governor declares a Kentucky "budget crisis" and announces cuts across much of state government. Lawmakers pack up for the trip to Frankfort to deal with issues like casino gambling, pension problems and motorcycle helmets. And, the presidential race begins with a caucus...but you couldn't prove it here; is Kentucky's primary too late to count? Bill Bryant, political reporter and anchor of WKYT-TV, Channel 27 in Lexington guest hosts. Guests: John Stamper; Lexington Herald-Leader; Stephenie Steitzer, The Courier-Journal in Louisville; and Ronnie Ellis of CNHI News Service. (#3410)

Program 3411
A budget shortfall and the casino controversy- twin issues lurking over the Kentucky General Assembly... will they keep other issues from being discussed? The University of Kentucky puts on a hiring freeze reacting to the first swing of the budget cutting ax. And, what are the business conditions leading to Kentucky's economic struggles? Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV in Lexington guest hosts. (#3411)

program 3502
11.14.08: The economy gets tougher. Louisville's Ford truck plant will go idle for a while after Christmas. Delta cuts flights and pilots at its Northern Kentucky hub. Also, Kentucky prepares to execute a man who says he "wants" to die for his crimes. And, a proposal to replace Rupp Arena, home of the UK Wildcats. Bill Bryant, political reporter and anchor for WKYT-TV in Lexington guest hosts. Scheduled guests: John Stamper, government editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader ; Tom Loftus, Frankfort bureau chief of The Courier-Journal; and Don McNay, syndicated financial columnist from Richmond. (#3502)

April 3, 2009
Panelists: Biesk, Bryant, Warren (#3522)

June 19, 2009
Panelists: Bryant, Lucke, Steitzer (#3533)

May 7, 2010
Panelists: Bryant, Dearbone, Loftus (#3627)

September 10, 2010
Panelists: Arnold, Blackford, Bryant (#3645)

January 14, 2011
Panelists: Brammer, Bryant, Yetter (#3711)

October 21, 2011
Panelists: Bryant, Colston, Ungar (#3751)

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

April 6, 2012
Panelists: Bryant, Cross, Loftus (#3823)

March 22, 2013
Panelists: Bryant, Loftus, Musgrave (#3921)

August 16, 2013
Panelists: Bryant, Musgrave, Wynn (#3942)




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