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Joe Gerth, The Courier-Journal

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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 3350
10/12/07: In candidate cash, Steve Beshear is ahead. And do they care in Western Kentucky who wins? Is the Kentucky Central report yesterday’s story? Two real issues: What is gambling really worth to state and local government? What will resolve the unfunded pension problem? And, we take a look at campaigns that truly changed the state. Plus, who were our five greatest Kentuckians? (#3350)

Program 3401
11/2/07: Down to the wire: Fletcher’s case, Beshear’s case—their best and worst arguments for themselves and against the other guy. What isn’t so clear at this point: their education issues, that tight budget next year, pension benefits, environmental concerns ... and where will they get the money to keep their promises? (#3401)

Program 3430
What does Hillary Clinton's big win in Kentucky mean? U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell doesn't wait long before challenging democrat Bruce Lunsford. Two state senators will try to win a seat in Congress. And, the Governor wants legislators to wait before announcing water or sewer projects. Host Ferrell Wellman is joined by political writers from the state's largest papers for some post-contest analysis of Tuesday's primary races. The guests are: Ryan Alessi of the Lexington Herald-Leader, Patrick Crowley of The Kentucky Enquirer and Joe Gerth with The Courier-Journal. (#3430)

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 3507
12.19.08 Kentucky's education commissioner calls it quits. The president approves the auto bailout. What's the political fallout for Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell? Top officials explain the dire consequences of the state budget crisis. And, the health of Kentucky's children: the good and the bad- mostly bad. Scheduled guests: Joe Gerth, political writer for The Courier-Journal; Tony McVeigh from Kentucky Public Radio-Frankfort Bureau and Sarah Vos, reporter with the Lexington Herald-Leader. (#3507)

July 27, 2012
Panelists: Brammer, Gerth, Wilkins (#3839)




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