KET Legislative Coverage


  • Yarmuth and McFarlane Air Their Views

    by John Gregory | 10/07/14 4:59 PM

    Candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District appeared on Monday’s edition of Kentucky Tonight. The show featured Democratic incumbent Rep. John Yarmuth and Republican opponent Dr. Michael Macfarlane. Read more.

  • Macfarlane Objects to ACA's "One Size Fits All" Approach

    by John Gregory | 10/06/14 3:25 PM

    Dr. Michael Macfarlane believes physicians can make good legislators: They're used to dealing with a wide variety of people and problems, and they're trained to consider the long-term consequences of their actions. Read more.

  • U.S. Senate Race Draws National Figures, Money

    by John Gregory | 10/06/14 3:02 PM

    High-profile political visitors and outside money highlighted the discussion of the U.S. Senate race on this weekend's Comment on Kentucky. With less than a month until Election Day, the pace is quickening in the contest between incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. Read more.

  • Local Agencies Provide Help with Careers and Feeding Families

    by John Gregory | 10/01/14 4:24 PM

    In a state faced with widespread poverty and an economy still recovering from the recession, many Kentuckians find themselves turning to a variety of social service agencies for assistance. Read more.

  • Party Representatives Make Campaign Summaries

    by John Gregory | 09/30/14 3:48 PM

    In an especially spirited discussion, representatives of the state Democratic and Republican Parties appeared on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight to review the 2014 election contests. Read more.

  • Yarmuth: Congress is more debating club than legislative body

    by John Gregory | 09/29/14 1:10 PM

    When asked to describe the current Congress in one word, Rep. John Yarmuth doesn't hesitate with his response: frustrating. Read more.

  • Senate race turns from domestic issues to international policy

    by John Gregory | 09/29/14 9:50 AM

    With Election Day a little more than a month away, the U.S. Senate race has taken a turn from domestic issues to international policy - and created some strange political bedfellows in the process. Read more.

  • Book to Explore Lexington Fashion, Past and Present

    by John Gregory | 09/23/14 3:53 PM

    While on a business trip to a jungle village in Honduras in 1999, archeologist Chris Begley decided to spend a day on a canoe trip along the coast. He'd never met the Honduran forest service worker who sat next to him, but by the end of the 12-hour trip he knew he wanted to make her his wife. Read more.

  • Leach Makes His Case for 2nd District Seat

    by John Gregory | 09/23/14 1:09 PM

    Ron Leach, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat from Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District, appeared on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight. Rep. Brett Guthrie, the incumbent Republican, declined to participate in the program. Read more.

  • "Latest Grimes Ads Off-Target;" McConnell and Paul Split on ISIS Combat Vote

    by John Gregory | 09/22/14 10:17 AM

    With less than two months until Election Day 2014, the Comment on Kentucky panel had a long list of stories to discuss on this weekend's program, from a perplexing ad strategy by one U.S. Senate candidate to a big endorsement in next year's gubernatorial race. Read more.