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Greg Stotelmyer, WTVQ-TV, Lexington

This guest appears on the following programs:
Program 2829
5/16/03: Bruce Lunsford withdraws from the Democratic primary and throws his support to Jody Richards for governor. Three questions: Will Lunsford also throw money to Richards? Can Richards catch apparent front-runner Ben Chandler? And after spending $8 million of his own money, why did Lunsford quit? (#2929)

Program 3006
12/12/03: The Republican takeover in Frankfort: changing cabinets (six fewer) and raising salaries at the top. Meanwhile, Chandler is running for Congress—where they don’t have to balance the budget. (#3006)

Program 3023
4/9/04: Choked up over taxes and the budget—the last rancorous hours of a fractious legislative session and the ambitions for the future of a new governor. (#3023)

Program 3032
6/11/04: Remembering former President Ronald Wilson Reagan. His legacy in Kentucky begins with Mitch McConnell’s election to the U.S. Senate in 1984 and tracks toward the Republican capture of the state Senate and the governor’s office. (#3032)

Program 3052
10/29/04: Last-week strategies on the stump in the U.S. Senate race. Democrats ask for an IQ test for the Republican incumbent, and Republicans say the “limp-wristed” claim against the challenger doesn’t mean what Democrats say they mean it to mean. Is this statesmanship or what? (#3052)

Program 3113
1/28/05: A tax hike for Medicaid? No glamour on one side of the tracks. Also, Bush looks ahead while U.S. Senator Jim Bunning looks back. Mark Hebert, state capitol reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville, hosts a roundup of this week’s political news and a preview of the governor’s State of the Commonwealth address next week. (#3113)

Program 3116
2/18/05: The latest on the state budget negotiations and tax reform proposals with guest host Mark Hebert of WHAS-TV in Louisville. (#3116)

Program 3133
6/17/05: Still more on the jobs probe. Three of Gov. Fletcher’s top officials in the Transportation Cabinet are indicted on misdemeanor charges. Attorney General Greg Stumbo seeks files from Kentucky Homeland Security chief Keith Hall, who suddenly resigned. A grand jury hears Fletcher’s secretary and four others. And the Personnel Board sidesteps Fletcher’s claim that the board, rather than Attorney General Stumbo, should be running the investigation. (#3133)

Program 3137
7/15/05: More indictments in the Blackberry Jam. Another problem, another task force. And the Louisville city council passes a smoking ban—until next month. Guest host: Mark Hebert. (#3137)

Program 3141
8/12/05: The governor is subpoenaed. The paper trail of politics and patronage: Who has more credibility—Democrats or Republicans? The pardon watch. Those scary headlines about failing schools. And a limited smoking ban in Louisville. Guest host: Linda Blackford, education writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader. (#3141)

Program 3144
Fletcher pardons and then takes the fifth. The Grand Jury continues. Attorney General Greg Stumbo quits and U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell stays mum. (#3144)

Program 3147
9/23/05: Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert is indicted again. Just how far do the governor’s pardons go? Is it Fletcher versus McConnell? And school test scores are a mixed bag. Guest host: Mark Hebert, state capitol reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville. (#3147)

Program 3149
10/7/05: The state’s senior senator struggles with a split. The state School Board plays a game of good cop/bad cop with the worst-performing schools. And Oakwood dodges a federal funding bullet. Guest host: Mark Hebert, state capitol reporter for WHAS-TV/Channel 11 in Louisville. (#3149)

Program 3218
3/3/06: The governor’s budget is whacked in the legislature. Concentrating on God and gays, Senate Republicans lose their attempt to limit the courts—but only by a whisker. A bill for face-to-face abortion counseling passes the House and seems assured in the Senate. And the Louisville arena proposal prompts row and rally. (#3218)

Program 3226
4/28/06: Fletcher’s vetoes, University of Louisville President Jim Ramsey’s protests, the pharmacy school lawsuits—and how all of this helps set the stage for the upcoming election. (#3226)

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 3313
1/26/07: The new tickets are Richards and Brown, Henry and True, and Gatewood and friend. The hot buzz for the weekend is that Bruce Lunsford and Greg Stumbo may announce Monday. And two others announced earlier. So who are the Democrats to beat? (#3313)

Program 3319
3/9/07: Senate and House leaders clash over pension plans. The Boni Bill unravels, but the minimum-wage boost passes. Survivors of the Comair crash wonder why senators, who say they are pro-family, won’t let them sue. (#3319)

Program 3343
8/24/07: In coal we trust. The Senate seals an energy bill. So what’s in it? Good Samaritans donate to state universities: We take a look at incentives that really pay off. And we discuss Gov. Ernie Fletcher*#8217;s anti-gambling TV campaign. (#3343)

Program 3348
9/28/07: Officials propose a two-year freeze on tuition prices at the state’s technical and community colleges. Will it bring more students to the door? The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of lethal injection in Kentucky. Is the governor’s race Steve Beshear’s to lose? Or could an old legal case come back to haunt him? What important issues are the candidates not talking about—but should be? And, who are all of those other names on the November ballot? (#3348)

Program 3405
11/30/07: The state school board thumbs its collective nose at the governor-elect and names a new commissioner. Steve Beshear continues to stock his cabinet with some familiar names. Ethics issues arise over a promotion and an appointment. The transition continues over dinner at the Governor’s Mansion. And, Kentucky Republicans start to pick their favorites in next year’s presidential sweepstakes. (#3405)

Program 3408
12/21/07: Greg Stumbo prefers Kentucky over K Street. Jonathan Miller fends off the rumor mill. The budget is bad and Medicaid reforms didn’t help. (#3408)

Program 3409
12/28/07: There is a new governor, and lots of Kentucky news in a national context. Next year there will be a challenging legislative session and national elections. We take a look back and a look ahead. (#3409)

Program 3419
3/7/08: The governor does a 180 on the cigarette tax and complains about funny money in the House budget. If you don't like casinos, what about pumping quarters into slots at your local tracks? The governor promises to fail any repeal of CATS. A judge says state money for the University of the Cumberlands isn't what the doctor ordered. And, did Hillary's wins put Kentucky in play in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination? (#3419)

Program 3431
The Governor wants a special session of the legislature to repair the state's pension system. He also orders changes in the ethics law for the executive branch. The state approves $500 million dollars in tax incentives for alternative energy projects. Sides begin to take shape in the battle among Democrats for House leadership. And the rock, not the movie star - a rock. Guests: Jack Brammer, Frankfort Bureau reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader; Stephenie Steitzer, Frankfort Bureau reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal; and Greg Stotelmyer, political reporter for WTVQ-TV/Lexington; and Steve Hensley, anchor for WYMT, joins the program by phone from Hazard. (#3431)

Program 3435
The Governor signs the pension reform bill, but tough decisions still face the legislature. State colleges and universities feel the pinch as the new fiscal year arrives. Kentucky officially gets a new chief justice. The U.S. Supreme Court scuttles the Millionaire's agreement, and that could affect Kentucky's Senate Race. And Big Oil visits Frankfort. Guests: Ronnie Ellis, Frankfort reporter for CNHI News Service in Frankfort; Nancy Rodriguez, higher education reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal; and Greg Stotelmyer, political reporter for WTVQ-TV/Lexington. (#3435)

Program 3437
Legislators try to get in the driver's seat to permit electric cars. The price tags for higher education and criminal justice give officials sticker shock. More details about the federal investigation at the University of Louisville. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell promises a loud campaign, and money talks. (#3437)

Program 3441
Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Bruce Lunsford makes a campaign adjustment and goes on the attack. The Feds hear emotional comments about underground safety chambers for coal miners. The education commissioner doesn't want a raise. The governor provides some zip for Zap. And, the Ten Commandments for candidates. (#3441)

Program 3449
10.3.08. Did a turbulent week on Wall Street and in Congress shake the Kentucky political landscape? A Courier-Journal poll shows the Senate contest getting tight. And, the latest on the race to fill the congressional seat in west-central Kentucky. Guests: Joseph Gerth, political writer for The Courier-Journal and Owen Covington, political reporter for the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer; and Greg Stotelmyer, state capitol reporter for WTVQ-TV, Channel 36 in Lexington. (#3449)

Program 3501
Scheduled Guests: Pat Crowley, political reporter for the Kentucky Enquirer; Mark Hebert, political reporter for WHAS-TV; and Greg Stotlemyer, political reporter for WTVQ-TV. (#3501)

Program 3510
1.9.09: The Kentucky General Assembly convenes in Frankfort this week, and the state House of Representatives elect a new Speaker. Insights on the first week of the 2009 legislative session, new leadership, the projected half-billion dollar budget shortfall and much more. Scheduled guests: Tom Loftus, Frankfort bureau chief for The Courier-Journal; Janet Patton, business writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Greg Stotelmyer, political reporter for WTVQ-TV, Channel 36 in Lexington. (#3510)

program 3513
1.30.09: The Governor and legislative leaders work on the budget. What will Kentucky get from the President’s stimulus package? A record breaking gift for U of L. Looking ahead by looking back. And, everyone’s talking about the weather and we will too. Scheduled guests: Stephenie Steitzer, Frankfort reporter for The Courier-Journal; Tom Eblen, columnist with the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Greg Stotelmyer, political reporter for WTVQ-TV, Channel 36 in Lexington. (#3513)

May 1, 2009
Panelists: Cross, Stotelmyer, Warren (#3526)

June 12, 2009
Panelists: Blackford, Cross, Stotelmyer (#3532)

July 17, 2009
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Brammer, Loftus, Stotelmyer (#3537)

August 14, 2009
Panelists: Clifft, Ellis, Stotelmyer (#3541)

August 28, 2009
Panelists: Blackford, Brock, Stotelmyer (#3543)

October 23, 2009
Panelists: Ellis, Stotelmyer, Yetter (#3551)

December 25, 2009 (recorded December 22, 2009)
Panelists: Brammer, Ellis, Stotelmyer (#3608)

January 1, 2010 (recorded December 22, 2009)
Panelists: Brammer, Ellis, Stotelmyer (#3609)

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

March 26, 2010
Panelists: Donatelli, Ellis, Stotelmyer (#3621)

April 30, 2010
Panelists: Patton, Stotelmyer, Yetter (#3626)

May 21, 2010
Panelists: Bartleman, Ellis, Stotelmyer (#3629)

June 4, 2010
Panelists: Estep, Rodriguez, Stotelmyer (#3631)

August 27, 2010
Panelists: Steitzer, Stotelmyer (#3643)

October 29, 2010
Panelists: Arnold, Brammer, Stotelmyer (#3652)

December 3, 2010
Panelists: Blackford, Steitzer, Stotelmyer (#3705)

January 7, 2011
Panelists: Cheves, Steitzer, Stotelmyer (#3710)

February 11, 2011
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Alford, McVeigh, Stotelmyer (#3715)

March 11, 2011
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Ellis, Glasscock, Stotelmyer (#3719)

May 20, 2011
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Alessi, Stotelmyer, Van Benschoten (#3729)

June 10, 2011
Panelists: Honeycutt Spears, Stotelmyer, Wynn (#3732)

July 22, 2011
Panelists: Brammer, Loftus, Stotelmyer (#3738)

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

October 14, 2011
Panelists: Cheves, Haeberle, Stotelmyer (#3750)

December 9, 2011
Panelists: Ellis, Loftus, Stotelmyer (#3806)

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

February 24, 2012
Panelists: Loftus, Patton, Stotelmyer (#3817)

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

April 13, 2012
Panelists: Brammer, Stotelmyer, Yetter (#3824)

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

June 8, 2012
Panelists: Blackford, Stotelmyer, Wynn (#3832)

September 7, 2012
Panelists: Brammer, Loftus, Stotelmyer (#3845)




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