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2000 - Kentucky Tonight


2000 General Assembly Overview—Part I
What issues are state lawmakers likely to consider during the upcoming legislative session? (#718)
Monday, January 3, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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2000 General Assembly Overview—Part II
What issues are state lawmakers likely to consider during the upcoming legislative session? (#719)
Monday, January 10, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The Tobacco Settlement
How should Kentucky spend its share of the money? (#720)
Monday, January 17, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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State Taxes
Should the General Assembly change Kentucky’s tax laws? (#721)
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Monday, January 24, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Health Insurance
Should the General Assembly create an insurance pool for Kentuckians with high-cost medical conditions? (#722)
Monday, January 31, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The Ten Commandments
Should the General Assembly pass a law allowing schools to post the Ten Commandments? (#723)
Monday, February 7, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Trash Legislation
Should the General Assembly pass a law requiring container deposits and mandatory garbage collection? (#724)
Monday, February 14, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Governor's Budget and Tax Plan
(#725)
Monday, February 21, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Death Penalty
Should Kentucky abolish the death penalty? (#726)
Monday, February 28, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Gun-Control Laws
Should Congress pass new gun-control legislation? (#727)
Monday, March 27, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Foreign Policy
What is the United States' proper role in foreign affairs? (#728)
Monday, April 3, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Tobacco and the FDA
Should Congress authorize the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco? (#729)
Monday, April 10, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The 2000 General Assembly
(#730)
Monday, April 17, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Internet Taxes
Should Congress ban taxes on e-commerce and Internet access? (#731)
Monday, April 24, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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KERA
Ten years after enactment, is the Kentucky Education Reform Act succeeding? (#732)
Monday, May 1, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Campaign Finance Reform
Should Congress pass new campaign finance laws? (#733)
Monday, May 8, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Genetically Engineered Crops
Should the federal government increase oversight of biotech foods? (#734)
Monday, May 15, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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2000 Election
What issues will decide this year's races? (#735)
Monday, May 22, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The U.S. Economy
Where is the economy headed?
Should the Federal Reserve continue to raise interest rates? (#736)
Monday, May 29, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Social Security
What is the best approach to strengthening Social Security?
Should personal investment accounts be an option? (#737)
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Monday, June 5, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Annual Legislative Sessions
Should Kentuckians amend the state constitution to allow annual legislative sessions? (#738)
Monday, June 12, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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School Vouchers
Should taxpayers' money be used to send children to private schools? (#739)
Monday, June 19, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Juvenile Justice System
Why are minority youth disproportionately confined?
How should Kentucky address the issue? (#740)
Monday, June 26, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Death Penalty
Should Congress pass capital punishment reforms? (#741)
Monday, July 3, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Health Care
Could the United States spend its health care dollars more effectively? (#742)
Monday, July 10, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Land Use Planning
Are Kentucky communities managing growth in ways that balance competing interests? (#743)
Monday, July 17, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Medicare and Prescription Drugs 2000
Should Congress pass a drug insurance plan for Medicare recipients? (#744)
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Monday, July 24, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The Human Genome
What issues are raised by genetic research?
(#745)
Monday, August 7, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Corporate Farming
How should Kentucky regulate large-scale farming? (#746)
Monday, August 14, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The 2000 Election
What issues will decide this year's races? (#801)
Monday, August 21, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Postsecondary Education
Are Kentucky's postsecondary education reforms succeeding?
(first of two parts) (#802)
Monday, August 28, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Postsecondary Education
Are Kentucky's postsecondary education reforms succeeding?
(second of two parts) (#803)
Monday, September 4, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Trash Laws
Should the General Assembly enact a recycling and mandatory garbage collection program? (#804)
Monday, September 11, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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End-of-Life Issues
What issues related to death and dying are important to Kentuckians? (#805)
Monday, September 18, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Education
What presidential campaign issues related to education are important to Kentuckians? (#806)
Monday, September 25, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Campaign Finance Reform
What presidential campaign issues related to campaign finance reform are important to Kentuckians? (#807)
Monday, October 2, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Social Security
What presidential campaign issues related to Social Security are important to Kentuckians? (#808)
Monday, October 9, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Medicare and Prescription Drugs
What presidential campaign issues related to Medicare are important to Kentuckians? (#809)
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Monday, October 16, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Health Insurance
What presidential campaign issues related to health insurance are important to Kentuckians? (#810)
Monday, October 23, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Annual Legislative Sessions
Should Kentuckians amend the state constitution to allow annual legislative sessions? (#811)
Monday, October 30, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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2000 Election
What issues will decide this year's races? (#812)
Monday, November 6, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The Information Economy
Is Kentucky keeping pace with other states in the digital age? (#813)
Monday, November 13, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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U.S. Foreign Policy
What is the United States' proper role in foreign affairs? (#814)
Monday, November 20, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The Electoral College
Should Americans amend the Constitution to abolish the Electoral College? (#815)
Monday, November 27, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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The U.S. Economy
What is government's proper role in managing the economy? (#816)
Monday, December 4, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Internet Privacy
Should Congress pass new Internet privacy laws? (#817)
Monday, December 11, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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Land-Use Planning
Are Kentucky communities managing growth in ways that balance competing interests? (#818)
Monday, December 18, 2000 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
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