KET PUBLIC AFFAIRS COVERAGE
- News of the Week: Oct. 23, 2015
by John Gregory | 10/24/15 8:29 AM
There are clear distinctions among the candidates running for governor, but perhaps the starkest policy differences come on health insurance and early childhood education. Read more.
- Lieutenant Governor Candidates
by John Gregory | 10/20/15 11:43 AM
Candidates running for lieutenant governor of the commonwealth appeared on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight on KET. The program featured Jenean Hampton, who is on the Republican gubernatorial ticket with Matt Bevin, and Sannie Overly, who is running with Democrat Jack Conway. Read more.
- Lieutenant Governor Candidate Jenean Hampton Profile
by John Gregory | 10/19/15 3:44 PM
When Jenean Hampton took the stage at the Fancy Farm political picnic in August, she opened her speech by acknowledging her unique position in state politics. Read more.
- Lieutenant Governor Candidate Sannie Overly Profile
by John Gregory | 10/19/15 3:36 PM
It's like a scene from "To Kill a Mockingbird": Kids sneak into a small-town courthouse to watch a big trial from the balcony. Read more.
- News of the Week: Oct. 16, 2015
by John Gregory | 10/17/15 11:34 AM
With two weeks until Election Day, the campaigns for governor and the other statewide constitutional offices are preparing for the final debates, rallies, and advertising buys. Read more.
- A Look Back at the Voting Rights Act of 1965
by John Gregory | 10/16/15 10:31 AM
Eight days passed between the Bloody Sunday violence that erupted on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., and President Lyndon B. Johnson's speech before a joint session of Congress calling for passage of a voting rights act. Read more.
- Attorney General Candidates
by John Gregory | 10/13/15 10:28 AM
Candidates running for the state Attorney General appeared on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight on KET. The program featured Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield. Read more.
- Trey Grayson on Politics and Northern Kentucky
by John Gregory | 10/12/15 11:24 AM
Had Republican Trey Grayson won his 2010 bid for U.S. Senate, he’d likely be in Washington today helping fellow Kentuckian Mitch McConnell fight gridlock on Capitol Hill. Read more.
- News of the Week: Oct. 9, 2015
by John Gregory | 10/10/15 12:22 PM
A new poll shows the governor's race to be virtually tied, with the major party contenders surprisingly close in two of the state's Congressional districts. Read more.
- Trey Grayson on State and National Politics
by John Gregory | 10/08/15 1:19 PM
Former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson talks with KET’s Bill Goodman about the governor's race, the presidential candidates, political outsiders, social media, and the most interesting people he met while working at Harvard. Read more.