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Stephenie Steitzer, The Courier-Journal

This guest appears on the following programs:
Program 3325
4/20/07: Debating the debates and adding up the ads: Are there any new ideas out there? (#3325)

Program 3336
7/6/07: Isn’t that special? Gov. Ernie Fletcher and House Democrats feud about bringing the General Assembly back to Frankfort. Is the governor’s race a referendum on Fletcher or on expanded gambling? How are females faring in Kentucky politics? And big changes are coming in the Bluegrass blogosphere. (#3336)

Program 3339
7/27/07: The General Assembly, all of it, apparently will meet this summer. We take a look at the winners and losers, so far, in the battle over the energy session. The National Transportation Safety Board points its collective finger at the cockpit of Flight 5191. Are there any surprises in yesterday’s long-awaited report? Is the Greg Stumbo for Senate train leaving the station? And who is on board? And, education panels pick new leaders, at least for the time being. (#3339)

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 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 3422
3/28/08: Governor Beshear finally folds on the casino amendment. Almost half of the Kentuckians surveyed say they disapprove of the governor's job performance so far. The presidential race comes to Kentucky. And Senate President David Williams and House budget chair Harry Moberly sit down in public to the settle the budget dispute. (#3422)

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 3444
Obama and Kentucky Democrats, unity or lip service? What's the relationship between McCain and Kentucky's top Republican? McCain's choice for Vice-president, any impact here? What happened to an earlier probe of the Transportation Cabinet? And Kentucky gets zapped? Might be a good thing. Guests: Stephenie Steitzer; Frankfort reporter for The Courier – Journal; Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism at the University of Kentucky; and John Cheves, reporter for the Lexington Herald- Leader. (#3444)

Program 3511
1.16.09: The Senate President says he can support a statewide smoking ban. Budget hearings get underway to deal with the half-billion dollar deficit. The state's unemployment fund shrinks dramatically. And, two record breakers: Jodie and Mitch. (#3511)

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)

April 10, 2009 (recorded April 9, 2009)
Panelists: Blackford, McNay, Steitzer (#3523)

May 8, 2009
Panelists: Brammer, Clifft, Steitzer (#3527)

June 5, 2009
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Crowley, Ellis, Steitzer (#3531)

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

July 10, 2009
Panelists: Crowley, Steitzer, Warren (#3536)

August 7, 2009
Panelists: Alford, Covington, Steitzer, Walser (#3540)

August 21, 2009
Panelists: Brammer, Steitzer, Walser (#3542)

September 11, 2009
Panelists: Ellis, Steitzer, Warren (#3545)

November 6, 2009
Panelists: Alessi, Steitzer, Van Benschoten (#3601)

November 20, 2009
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Alessi, Ellis, Steitzer (#3603)

December 4, 2009
Panelists: Brammer, Steitzer (#3605)

January 8, 2010
Panelists: Stamper, Steitzer, York (#3610)

January 22, 2010
Panelists: Brammer, Steitzer, Van Benschoten (#3612)

February 5, 2010
Panelists: Blackford, Ellis, Steitzer (#3614)

February 26, 2010
Panelists: Ellis, Steitzer, Swindler (#3617)

April 9, 2010
Panelists: Reynolds, Stamper, Steitzer (#3623)

April 23, 2010
Panelists: Estep, McNay, Steitzer (#3625)

July 16, 2010
Host: Bill Bryant of WKYT-TV substituting for Ferrell Wellman
Panelists: Ellis, Honeycutt Spears, Steitzer (#3637)

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

October 15, 2010
Panelists: Patton, Steitzer, Van Benschoten (#3650)

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

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

January 21, 2011
Panelists: Ellis, Steitzer, Warren (#3712)




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