Through HANDS home visits, new and expectant parents get information about parenting skills, child safety, and baby development—information that is often sorely needed.
By 2020, there will be 1 million more computer programming jobs in the United States than workers to fill them. The openings will be for people trained in computer software coding. Bill speaks about this disparity with Nick Such, co-founder of Awesome Inc., and Sherry Curtsinger, a teacher, coder, and robotics professional.
Bill and his guests discuss postsecondary education. Scheduled Guests: State Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, chair of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee and a member of the Senate Education Committee; State Sen. Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, a member of the Senate Education Committee; State Rep. John Carney, R-Campbellsville, vice chair of the House Education Committee; and State Rep. Rita Smart, D-Richmond, a member of the House Education Committee.
History comes alive through an examination with host Barry Bernson of the artifacts around us. Included are modern Kentucky icons: Bill Monroe's mandolin, Harland Sanders' original pressure cooker, and an Adolph Rupp model basketball. The objects span the course of time from 1000 A.D. to 2013, from a stone axe to a space satellite.
Journalists John Cheves of the Lexington Herald-Leader, Ronnie Ellis of CNHI News Service, and Lawrence Smith of WDRB-TV in Louisville discuss the Humana-Aetna deal, county clerks and gay marriage licenses, the Kentucky governor's race, and more.
Bill Goodman explores the state retirement system crisis with Public Pension Oversight Board Co-chairs Sen. Joe Bowen and Rep. Brent Yonts, as well as Jason Bailey of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, and Bryan Sunderland of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.